The Cochrane Mine is a gold mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 6,001 feet.
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Name: Cochrane Mine
State: South Dakota
Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)
Lat, Long: 44.1, -103.73190
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Cochrane Mine MRDS details
Primary: Cochrane Mine
State: South Dakota
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: Naneco Minerals
Home Office: Canada
Info Year: 1997
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-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 (Deposit): COULD BE THE COCHRANE EXPLORATION PROPERTY AS DESCRIDED IN THE NOV., 20, 1996 THE MINING RECORD ARTICAL, P6. 11-96: PHASE-ONE DRILLING ENCOUNTERED SIGNIFICANT AU MINERAL- IZATION. IN ALL OF THE MINERALIZED ZONES FREE GOLD IS PRESENT. 9-97: NANECO COMPLETED 12 CORE HOLES WHICH HAVE RESULTED IN AN INCREASE IN THE GEOLOGIC RESOURCE: THE CURRENT 270,000 OZ AU RESOURCE ESTIMATE CONSISTS OF 68,000 OZ OF DRILL INDICATED AND 200,000 OZ OF INFERRED RESOURCES GRADING 6.3 G/MT. THE DEPOSIT IS OPEN IN ALL DIRECTIONS.
Reference (Deposit): USBM, STAFF, REG V., IC7688, 1954, P108.
Reference (Deposit): THE MINING RECORD, VOL 107, N 47, NOV., 20, 1996, P6.
Reference (Deposit): THE MINING RECORD, VOL 108, #4, JAN., 22, 1997, P3.
Reference (Deposit): NANECO MINERALS LTD. NEWS RELEASE, 9-22-97.
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