The Sumas Mountain is a iron mine located in Whatcom county, Washington at an elevation of 1,749 feet.
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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.
Name: Sumas Mountain
Elevation: 1,749 Feet (533 Meters)
Lat, Long: 48.9056, -122.25280
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Sumas Mountain MRDS details
Primary: Sumas Mountain
Secondary: Sumas Mountain Iron Deposit
Secondary: Hematite Group
Secondary: Nooksack Hematite Mines Propety
District: Mount Baker District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
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 IN THE N/2 SEC. 2, T. 39 N., R. 4 E., AND IN SEC. 35, T. 40 N., R. 4 E.
Reference (Deposit): P. 205.
Reference (Deposit): WA. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 57, 1969, P. 71.
Reference (Deposit): WA. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 37, 1956, PART II, VOL. 1,
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