Sturman Deposit

The Sturman Deposit is a iron mine located in Whatcom county, Washington at an elevation of 112 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: Sturman Deposit  

State:  Washington

County:  Whatcom

Elevation: 112 Feet (34 Meters)

Commodity: Iron

Lat, Long: 48.9653, -122.44440

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Sturman Deposit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sturman Deposit
Secondary: Herringa Deposit
Secondary: Thomas Herringa Farm
Secondary: Sturman and Herringa Deposit
Secondary: Sturman and Herringa


Primary: Iron


State: Washington
County: Whatcom
District: Mount Baker District

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


General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Puget Trough

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Comment (Location): DEPOSIT IS REPORTED IN THE SE/4 SEC. 8 AND THE NE/4 SEC. 17.


Reference (Deposit): WA. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 57, 1969, P. 74.

Reference (Deposit): P. 205.

Reference (Deposit): WA. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 37, 1956, PART II, VOL. 1,

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