The Aswiseman Or Galbraith Group. is a mine located in Whatcom county, Washington at an elevation of 4,190 feet.
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Name: Aswiseman Or Galbraith Group.
Elevation: 4,190 Feet (1,277 Meters)
Lat, Long: 48.7069, -121.93190
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Aswiseman Or Galbraith Group. MRDS details
Primary: Aswiseman Or Galbraith Group.
Secondary: Hildebrand Lake Group
Secondary: Hildebrand Lake Group Also Known
Secondary: Claim Names Are Joe,Amos,Andy,
District: Mount Baker 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.
Owner Name: Staked By A. C. Ross
Home Office: Washington
Info Year: 1975
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1934
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Northern Cascade Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): CLAIM GROUP ADJOINS THE NORTH SIDE OF HILDEBRAND LAKE ON THE CREST OF THE RIDGE BETWEEN GREEN CREEK AND THE SOUTH FORK NOOKSACK RIVER.
Reference (Deposit): GAUDETTE, H.E., GEOCHEMISTRY OF THE TWIN SISTERS
Reference (Deposit): ULTRAMAFIC BODY, WASHINGTON, UNPUB. THESIS, UNIV. OF
Reference (Deposit): ILLINOIS, 1953.
Reference (Deposit): WA. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 37, 1956, PART II,
Reference (Deposit): VOL. 1, P. 41.
Reference (Deposit): WA. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 57, 1969, TABLE 19,
Reference (Deposit): P. 68.
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