The Cumberland Mine is a silver and gold mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 4,990 feet.
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Name: Cumberland Mine
State: South Dakota
Elevation: 4,990 Feet (1,521 Meters)
Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 43.95417, -103.53639
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Cumberland Mine MRDS details
Primary: Cumberland Mine
Secondary: J.R. Group
State: South Dakota
District: Unorganized District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Administrative Organization: Black Hills National Forest
Owner Name: Cumberland Mining And Milling Co.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1892
Year Last Production: 1908
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Black Hills
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic
Comment (Development): MILL.CAP: 20 TON STAMP MILL ; ECON.YEAR: 1982 ; ECON.COM: REMAINS OF AN OLD 10 STAMP MILL ARE ON THE PROPERTY
Comment (Deposit): FISSURE VEIN. AVERAGE THICKNESS IS 4 FEET. SIX AND A FRACTION CLAIMS. ABOUT 50 AC ARE PATENTED.
Comment (Workings): OPENCUTS. A 300 FOOT INCLINED SHAFT. A 370 FOOT SHAFT, AND SOME STOPING AND CROSSCUTTING
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1955, BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA: PART 2, BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 7707
Reference (Production): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1955, BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA: PART 2, BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 7707.
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