The Dolcode Mine is a mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 4,970 feet.
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Elevation: 4,970 Feet (1,515 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.9294, -103.51940
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Dolcode Mine MRDS details
Primary: Dolcode Mine
Secondary: El Dorado Mine
Secondary: Addie Tin Mine
State: South Dakota
District: Hill City 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: Prospect
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Black Hills
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Geology): CASSITERITE DEPOSIT IS OF A WALL-ZONE TYPE AND OCCURS WITH Q MUSCOVITE FACIES MINE WORKINGS CONSIST OF 800-FT SHAFT WITH LEVELS A7 135, 20 AND 400 FEET AND IS CAVED.
Reference (Deposit): BLACK HILLS, SOUTH DAKOTA, USGS PROF PAPER 247, P 60.
Reference (Deposit): USBM IC 7069, P29-30.
Reference (Deposit): PAGE, LINCOLN R, ET AL, 1953, PEGMATITE INVESTIGATIONS, 1942
Reference (Deposit): P52-3.
Reference (Deposit): GARDNER, E D, 1939, TIN DEPOSITS OF THE BLACK HILLS, SOUTH D
Reference (Deposit): BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA, PT 2, 1955, USBM IC
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