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Gold Medal Mine

The Gold Medal Mine is a gold mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 5,020 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Gold Medal Mine  

State:  South Dakota

County:  Pennington

Elevation: 5,020 Feet (1,530 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 43.9175, -103.53390

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Satelite image of the Gold Medal Mine

Gold Medal Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Gold Medal Mine
Secondary: Summit, Golden Summit


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: South Dakota
County: Pennington


Land Status

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.


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Black Hills


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): USBM STAFF,REG V,INFO.CIRC.7707,1955,PP.40-41


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