Queen Lode Claim

The Queen Lode Claim is a beryllium mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 4,478 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: Queen Lode Claim  

State:  South Dakota

County:  Pennington

Elevation: 4,478 Feet (1,365 Meters)

Commodity: Beryllium

Lat, Long: 43.87, -103.38330

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Queen Lode Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Queen Lode Claim


Primary: Beryllium
Tertiary: Feldspar


State: South Dakota
County: Pennington

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Black Hills

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): USBM STAFF,REG.V,INFO.CIRC.7707,1955,PP.81-82

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