The Silver Hill is a tin and tungsten mine located in Spokane county, Washington at an elevation of 2,749 feet.
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All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.
Elevation: 2,749 Feet (838 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Tin, Tungsten
Lat, Long: 47.54787, -117.33837
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Silver Hill MRDS details
Primary: Silver Hill
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Walla Walla Plateau
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): NO TUNGSTEN PRODUCTION. TUNGSTEN BEARING VEINS ASSOCIATED WITH CASSITERITE - BEARING PEGMATITES.
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., UNPUBLISHED DATA.
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., AND TWETO, O.L., 1962, TUNGSTEN IN THE U.S., USGS MAP, MR-25.
Reference (Deposit): PAGE, L.R., 1942, USGS BULL. 931-H.
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