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Mine name Ruby-Anthracite Coal Mine
State Colorado
County Gunnison
Mineral Coal
Author Lee, W.T.
Crested Butte coal field, Colorado. The Ruby-Anthracite coal mine at Floresta, Colorado. Shows the anthracite range in the distance:the dense forest of evergreen trees covering coal-bearing rocks: The anthracite  coal  breaker and culm pile, which appears white because of the light reflected from the glistening fracture faces of the anthracite coal.  Gunnison County, Colorado. 1909. Published as plate 11 in U.S.G.S. Bull. 510 1912.
Caption Crested Butte coal field, Colorado. The Ruby-Anthracite coal mine at Floresta, Colorado. Shows the anthracite range in the distance:the dense forest of evergreen trees covering coal-bearing rocks: The anthracite coal breaker and culm pile, which appears white because of the light reflected from the glistening fracture faces of the anthracite coal. Gunnison County, Colorado. 1909. Published as plate 11 in U.S.G.S. Bull. 510 1912.