The Dungey Bog Iron Deposit is a iron mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 5,699 feet.
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Name: Dungey Bog Iron Deposit
State: South Dakota
Elevation: 5,699 Feet (1,737 Meters)
Lat, Long: 44.14111, -103.79444
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Dungey Bog Iron Deposit MRDS details
Primary: Dungey Bog Iron Deposit
State: South Dakota
District: Rochford District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Administrative Organization: Black Hills National Forest
Owner Name: Ed Dungey
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Analytical Data: ANALYSES: 46% IRON, 12% SILICA, 0.025% PHOSPHOROUS, 0.03 - 3.11% SULFUR
Comment (Deposit): INADEQUATE TESTING - SIZE OF VALLEY INDICATES LARGER DEPOSIT. DEPOSIT CONSISTS OF BEDDED IRON - RICH MATERIAL AND POROUS REPLACEMENT OF ORGANIC MATERIAL IN SWAMPY AREAS.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1954, BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA: PART I, BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 7688
Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, U.S. BUREAU OF RECLAMATION, AND SOUTH DAKOTA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY 1975, MINERAL AND WATER RESOURCES OF SOUTH DAKOTA, SOUTH DAKOTA GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 16
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