The Deacon Wright is a mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 5,797 feet.
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Name: Deacon Wright
State: South Dakota
Elevation: 5,797 Feet (1,767 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.8572, -103.63750
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Deacon Wright MRDS details
Primary: Deacon Wright
State: South Dakota
District: Hill City District
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.
Type: Located Claim
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Black Hills
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): MINERALIZED BODY IS A NARROW MICA RICH PEGMATITE WITH ACCESS CASSITERITE MINE WORKINGS CONSIST OF A TRENCH 40 FT LONG AND 15 FT DEEP ING ALONG STRIKE OF OUTCROP.
Reference (Deposit): P 60-1.
Reference (Deposit): BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA, PT 2. 1955, USBM IC
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