The Greenbank Sand & Gravel is a ree mine located in Island county, Washington.
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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.
Primary Mineral: REE
Lat, Long: 48.1289, -122.58420
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Greenbank Sand & Gravel MRDS details
Primary: Greenbank Sand & Gravel
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.
Owner Name: Greenbank Sand And Gravel Co.
Company ID: 4502244
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): 2 MILES NORTH OF GREENBANK ON HIGHWAY 525. TURN RIGHT AT TERONDA ROAD; 0.3 MILES EAST ON GRAVEL ROAD
Reference (Deposit): MSHA REPORT DATED MARCH 1979
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