Barbara Claim

The Barbara Claim is a manganese mine located in Clallam county, Washington at an elevation of 2,320 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: Barbara Claim  

State:  Washington

County:  Clallam

Elevation: 2,320 Feet (707 Meters)

Commodity: Manganese

Lat, Long: 48.08, -124.08750

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Barbara Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Barbara Claim
Secondary: Princess


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


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

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENSES


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Secondary Oxides


Rocks

Name: Greenstone
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Eocene

Name: Greenstone
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Eocene

Name: Greenstone
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Eocene

Name: Greenstone
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Eocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAYS: 16.51 TO 39.8% MN, 11.69 TO 21.75% FE, 30.01 TO 44.85% SIOZ.


Materials

Ore: Bementite


Comments

Comment (Location): 350 FT WEST OF KLOSHE NANICH TRAIL IN EAST WALL OF MCDOUGAL CREEK; 1:62500 QUADRANGLE MAP IS A 1957 EDITION

Comment (Development): SHALLOW TRENOHES

Comment (Deposit): TWO BEMENTITE BODIES ENCLOSED IN GREENSTONE, ONE 20 FT BY 5 FT (AVG), THE OTHER 16 BY 5 FT.

Comment (Workings): SHALLOW TRENCHES; TRENCHED AND SAMPLED BY WPA 1937-1940.


References

Reference (Deposit): USBM RI 5530, P. 20

Reference (Deposit): WASH. DMG BULL 37, P. 253


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