Colorado School of Mines is located in Golden, Colorado, which is about 16 miles west of Denver. Mines is a STEM school, which means they specialize in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. The school colors are blue and grey. Mines has 2 mascots: Marvin the Miner and Blaster the Burro. Together, they make up the “Oredigger duo”. Marvin the Miner attends the sporting events.