The J. O. Bates Claim is a tin mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 5,079 feet.
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Name: J. O. Bates Claim
State: South Dakota
Elevation: 5,079 Feet (1,548 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.93389, -103.55167
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J. O. Bates Claim MRDS details
Primary: J. O. Bates Claim
Secondary: Custer Group
Secondary: Spar, Top Sheaf, Jackson Lodes
State: South Dakota
District: Hill City District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Administrative Organization: Black Hills National Forest
Owner Name: National American Tin Corp.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Black Hills
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Commodity): TIN IN PEGMATITE
Comment (Location): W 1/2
Comment (Production): ORE IS PRESENT IN PEGMATITE.
Comment (Development): THE CUSTER GROUP CONSISTS OF 5 PATENTED 10 - ACRE CLAIMS
Reference (Deposit): US BUREAU OF MINES, 1955 , BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA: PART 2 , BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 7707
Reference (Production): US BUREAU OF MINES, 1955 , BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA: PART 2 BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 7707
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