The Big Hit Group is a gold and silver mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 4,541 feet.
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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.
Name: Big Hit Group
State: South Dakota
Elevation: 4,541 Feet (1,384 Meters)
Commodity: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 43.88333, -103.41028
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Big Hit Group MRDS details
Primary: Big Hit Group
State: South Dakota
District: Keystone District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Administrative Organization: Black Hills
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
Comment (Workings): THE 200 FOOT SHAFT HAS 2 LEVELS THE 200 FOOT LEVEL IS 300 FEET LONG AND CUTS THE SULFIDE ORE
Comment (Location): 2 OF THE CLAIMS EXTEND INTO SEC 16
Comment (Commodity): SULFIDE ORE ON THE 200 FOOT LEVEL RANGES $7 TO $10 A TON BUT SELECTED SAMPLES FROM THE DUMPS ASSAYED ONLY $3 TO $4.
Comment (Deposit): THREE UNPATENTED CLAIMS, SIZE AND EXTENT OF VEIN IS NOT KNOWN
Reference (Deposit): USBM INFO CIRC 7707, P. 97-98
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