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Crested Butte 
 
The Crested Butte mining district is located in Gunnison County around the town of Crested Butte and is a coal mining district. The total amount of coal mined from the coal field was approximately 18,662,334 short-tons.

Below: Tipple at Crested Butte credit: William Henry Jackson. Courtesy Denver Public Library, History Colorado.

Tipple at Crested Butte credit: William Henry Jackson 
 
Top 10 Mines of the Crested Butte Coal Field by Production (in short-tons): 
1. Crested Butte #1 and 2 - 10,068,811
2. Alpine - 2,257,787
3. Anthracite Mesa - 1,297,196
4. Ruby - 825,324
5. Bulkley #2 - 788,148
6. Horace - 715,468
7. Kubler - 705,278
8. Littell - 461,929
9. Baldwin (Old) - 297,236
10. Bulkley - 290,326 

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Last Updated: 3/19/2013 3:21 PM 
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