The General Harney is a tin mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 5,200 feet.
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Name: General Harney
State: South Dakota
Elevation: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.93833, -103.58500
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General Harney MRDS details
Primary: General Harney
Secondary: Tin Boom No. 1 and No 2
Secondary: Tin Spike No. 1
Secondary: Golden Slipper Tin
State: South Dakota
District: Hill City District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Administrative Organization: Black Hills National Forest
Owner Name: National Tin Co.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Black Hills
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Commodity): CASSITERITE OCCURS IN FELDSPAR AND ASSOCIATED WITH MICA
Comment (Deposit): A QUARTZ VEIN CARRIES CASSITERITE & BERYL. ALSO, 2 SMALLER DIKES
Comment (Workings): 100 FT SHAFT WITH SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET OF DRIFTING AND CROSSCUTTING, ALSO SOME SMALLER SHAFTS AND PITS.
Comment (Location): NE 1/4; ADJACENT TO THE MOHAWK GROUP
Comment (Production): CUMULATIVE FIGURE, YEARS UNKNOWN
Reference (Production): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1955, BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA: PART 2, BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 7707
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1955, BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA: PART 2, BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 7707
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