The Dakota Calumet Group is a copper mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 5,400 feet.
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Name: Dakota Calumet Group
State: South Dakota
Elevation: 5,400 Feet (1,646 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.95222, -103.44528
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Dakota Calumet Group MRDS details
Primary: Dakota Calumet Group
Secondary: Lillian Group
Secondary: Continental Copper Company Property
Secondary: Black Hills Copper and Milling Company Property
State: South Dakota
District: Hill City District
Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Administrative Organization: Black Hills National Forest
Owner Name: Fred L. Long (Estate)
Home Office: Mrs. Bernice Long Rogerslake View, N.Y.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1875
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Black Hills
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Paleoproterozoic
Comment (Location): ADJACENT TO THE BLUE LEAD MINE
Comment (Deposit): 12 PATENTED CLAIMS
Comment (Development): ECON.COM: A 150 TON MATTE SMELTER OPERATED INTERMITTENTLY FROM 1907 TO 1910
Comment (Workings): A FEW SMALL OPEN CUTS, ONE LARGER EXCAVATION AND ONE SHAFT WITH DRIFTING CUTTING MINERALIZED ZONE AT 300 FT
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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