The Tin City -Part of Tin Plate Gp. is a mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 5,600 feet.
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Name: Tin City -Part of Tin Plate Gp.
State: South Dakota
Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.8625, -103.63000
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Tin City -Part of Tin Plate Gp. MRDS details
Primary: Tin City -Part of Tin Plate Gp.
Secondary: Tin King Lodes
State: South Dakota
District: Oreville District
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1938
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Black Hills
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): TWO PEGMATITE DIKES ARE EXPOSED ON PROPERTY. BOTH DIKES SHOW MINOR OCCURRENCES OF CASSITERITE. MINE WORKINGS CONSIST OF 2 TRENCHES AND 2 SHAFTS (70 AND 10 DEEP)
Reference (Deposit): P 62.
Reference (Deposit): GARDNER, E D, 1939, TIN DEPOSITS OF THE BLACK HILLS, SOUTH D
Reference (Deposit): USBM 1C 7069, P 39.
Reference (Deposit): HESS, FRANK L, 1909, TIN, TUNGSTEN AND TANTALUM DEPOSITS OF
Reference (Deposit): DAKOTA, USGS BULL 380, P 139.
Reference (Deposit): BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA, PT 2, 1955, USBM IC
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