The Buckeye & Lena Group is a gold mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 6,001 feet.
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Name: Buckeye & Lena Group
State: South Dakota
Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.975, -103.59222
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Buckeye & Lena Group MRDS details
Primary: Buckeye & Lena Group
Secondary: Union Hill Group Gopher Group
State: South Dakota
District: Unorganized District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Administrative Organization: Black Hills National Forest
Owner Name: Union Hill Gold Mining Co.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1899
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: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Deposit): 11 PATENTED CLAIMS TOTALLING 144 ACRES.
Comment (Workings): 3 SHAFTS; 90, 100, AND 175 FT DEEP, 2 TUNNELS; 150 AND 1,258 FT LONG, A 400-FOOT ADIT AND NUMEROUS TEST PITS AND TRENCHES.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1955, BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA: PART 2, BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 7707
Reference (Production): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1955, BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA: PART 2, BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 7707
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