Whistler Flats Southwest

The Whistler Flats Southwest is a manganese mine located in Clallam county, Washington at an elevation of 5,000 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: Whistler Flats Southwest  

State:  Washington

County:  Clallam

Elevation: 5,000 Feet (1,524 Meters)

Commodity: Manganese

Lat, Long: 47.99361, -123.51750

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Whistler Flats Southwest MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Whistler Flats Southwest


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Washington
County: Clallam


Land Status

Land ownership: National Park
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
Deposit Type: Replacement
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

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENSES


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Eocene

Name: Limestone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Eocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): ON A SPUR CONNECTING UNICORN PEAK AND HURRICANE HILL, SW OF WHISTLER FLATS. ELEVATION IS APPROXIMATE.

Comment (Deposit): ORE BODIES STAND IN VERTICAL CLIFFS 200 TO 300 FT HIGH FOR A 0.25 MILE DISTANCE.

Comment (Workings): WORKINGS UNKNOWN.


References

Reference (Deposit): WASH. BMG BULL 37, P. 257


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