The Washington Chrome is a chromium mine located in Whatcom county, Washington.
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.
Name: Washington Chrome
Lat, Long: 48.7028, -121.96110
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MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.
Washington Chrome MRDS details
Primary: Washington Chrome
Secondary: Zoanne Claim - 0530730301
Secondary: Ford Claim - 0530730292
Secondary: Whistler Claim - 0530730053
Secondary: Pat Claim - 0530730298
Secondary: Good Hope Claim - 0530730032
Secondary: Jordan Claim - 0530730295
Secondary: Ranger Claim - 0530730044
Secondary: Bumper Claim - 0530730025
Secondary: Dare Claim - 0530730291
Secondary: Opportunity Claim - 0530730043
Secondary: Partner Claim - 0530730297
Secondary: Dannie Claim - 0530730002
Secondary: Last Notch Claim - 0530730038
Secondary: Joan Claim - 0530730379
Secondary: Willie Claim - 0530730300
Secondary: Ribbon Claim - 0530730003
Secondary: Washington Chrome Co. Deposits
Land ownership: National Forest
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Northern Cascade Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): WA. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 57, 1969, P. 68.
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