The Henni Pit and Mill is a ree mine located in Island county, Washington at an elevation of 226 feet.
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Elevation: 226 Feet (69 Meters)
Primary Mineral: REE
Lat, Long: 48.3628, -122.60560
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Henni Pit and Mill MRDS details
Primary: Henni Pit and Mill
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: Island County Highway Department
Company ID: 4501297
Info Year: 1979
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): 4.6 MILES NORTH OF OAK HARBOR ON HIGHWAY 20, RIGHT ON DUGUALLA BAY ROAD, LEFT ON LANG ROAD 0.2 MILES, RIGHT ON HENNI ROAD 0.3 MILES.
Reference (Deposit): MSHA REPORT DATED MARCH 1979
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