The Saar Creek Sandstone Occurrence is a silica mine located in Whatcom county, Washington.
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Name: Saar Creek Sandstone Occurrence
Lat, Long: 48.9681, -122.20890
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Saar Creek Sandstone Occurrence MRDS details
Primary: Saar Creek Sandstone Occurrence
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Puget Trough
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): DEPOSIT IS REPORTED ON SAAR CREEK SE OF SUMAS.
Reference (Deposit): P. 121-122.
Reference (Deposit): WA. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 37, 1960, PART I, VOL. 1,
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