The Juniper Mine is a gold and silver mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 4,600 feet.
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Name: Juniper Mine
State: South Dakota
Elevation: 4,600 Feet (1,402 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 43.90389, -103.43028
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Juniper Mine MRDS details
Primary: Juniper Mine
State: South Dakota
District: Keystone District
Administrative Organization: Black Hills
Owner Name: Southern Hills Mines, Inc.
Years: 1948 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1903
Year Last Production: 1955
Discovery Year: 1884
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Black Hills
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidized
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Deposit): QUARTZ VEIN. SHEAR ZONE IS IRREGULARLY MINERALIZED WITH THE BEST ORE ALONG THE HANGING WALL SIDE.
Comment (Workings): AN OPEN PIT, SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET OF IRREGULAR DRIFTS, STOPES, AND WINCES NEAR THE SURFACE. DRIFTS AND CROSSCUTS HAVE BEEN DRIVEN ON THE 100, 200 FOOT LEVELS.
Comment (Location): NEAR THE CENTER OF THE SECTION.
Comment (Production): PRODUCTION RECORDS NOT AVAILABLE. IN MAY, 1951, THE MILL WAS TREATING ABOUT 30 TONS OF ORE A DAY.
Reference (Deposit): USBM INFO CIRC 7707, P. 79
Reference (Production): USBM INFO CIRC 7707, P. 79.
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