Royal

The Royal is a manganese mine located in Clallam county, Washington at an elevation of 518 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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.

Mine Info

Name: Royal  

State:  Washington

County:  Clallam

Elevation: 518 Feet (158 Meters)

Commodity: Manganese

Lat, Long: 48.20472, -124.48139

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Royal MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Royal


Commodity

Primary: Manganese
Tertiary: Mercury


Location

State: Washington
County: Clallam


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Olympic Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Volcanogenic Mn, Olympic Peninsula


Orebody

Form: LENS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Mercury
Ore: Cinnabar
Ore: Bementite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): DIMENSIONS GIVEN ARE OF OUTCROP

Comment (Geology): BASALT AND LIMESTONE ARE PRESUMED HOST ROCKS

Comment (Location): 3 MI UP BIG RIVER FROM ROYAL


References

Reference (Deposit): HUNTTING, M.T., 1956, INVENTORY OF WASHINGTON MINERALS - PART II, METALLIC MINERALS: WASHINGTON DIVISION OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULLETIN 37, V. 1, P. 256.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1965, MERCURY IN WASHINGTON, IN MERCURY POTENTIAL OF THE UNITED STATES: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 8252, P. 365.


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