The Victor Mine is a manganese mine located in Clallam county, Washington at an elevation of 1,276 feet.
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Name: Victor Mine
Elevation: 1,276 Feet (389 Meters)
Lat, Long: 48.08583, -124.18750
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Victor Mine MRDS details
Primary: Victor Mine
Secondary: Bear Creek
Secondary: Victory Black
Land ownership: National Forest
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Administrative Organization: In Olympic National Forest
Owner Name: Victor Oberg, E. R. Gehrke, Jr., And Hugh Govan Estate
Years: 1960 -
Owner Name: New Wellington Mines, Ltd.
Years: 1957 -
Material type: ORE MN AVG
Description: Ap_Grade: ^49.16% Mn
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1953
Year Last Production: 1953
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Olympic Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Volcanogenic Mn, Olympic Peninsula
Description: Fractured Pillow Basalt
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Secondary Oxides Present Along Fractures.
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Eocene
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Eocene
Analytical Data: 2 CHANNEL SAMPLES RAN 2.6, 7.8% MN
Comment (Deposit): 2 FT OF ORE (SILICEOUS) BETWEEN 2 FLOWS OF BASALTIC BRECCIA. HAS INTRMIXED NODULES OF FERRUGINOUS QUARTZ.
Comment (Location): ON STEEP SOUTHEAST SLOPE OF MOUNT MULLER RIDGE
Comment (Commodity): SECONDARY MN OXIDES PRESENT ON WEATHERED SURFACES
Comment (Workings): CROSSCUT, 41 FT RAISE
Reference (Production): HUNTTING (1956), DERKEY AND OTHERS (1990)
Reference (Deposit): GREEN, S.H., 1945, MANGANESE DEPOSITS OF THE OLYMPIC PENINSULA, WASHINGTON: WASHINGTON DIVISION OF MINES AND MINING REPORT OF INVESTIGATIONS 7, 45 P.
Reference (Deposit): DERKEY, R.E., JOSEPH, N.L., AND LASMANIS, RAYMOND, 1990, METAL MINES OF WASHINGTON - PRELIMINARY REPORT: WASHINGTON DIVISION OF GEOLOGY AND EARTH RESOURCES OPEN-FILE REPORT 90-18, P. 30.
Reference (Deposit): MAGILL, E.A., 1960, MANGANESE DEPOSITS OF THE OLYMPIC PENNINSULA, WASH.: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES REPORT OF INVESTIGATIONS 5530, P. 14.
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. 257.
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