The Louise-Hunter Claim is a mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 5,801 feet.
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Elevation: 5,801 Feet (1,768 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.8564, -103.63390
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Louise-Hunter Claim MRDS details
Primary: Louise-Hunter Claim
Secondary: Hunter and Louise Spodumene Dike
State: South Dakota
District: Oreville 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: Past Producer
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): REFER TO FIG 16 (USGS PROF PAPER 247, P 137) FOR GEOLOGICAL VIEW OF PEGMATITE LOUISE AND HUNTER CLAIMS FIRST PROSPECTED FOR TIN, BUT DEVEL A SPODUMENE DEPOSIT (100 SH TONS PRODUCED). MICA PRODUCED BI-PRODUCT. CASSITERITE IS DISSEMINATED THROUGHOUT MIDDLE OF DIKE. MINE WORKINGS CONSIST OF NUMEROUS OPEN CUTS AND PROSPECT PIT
Reference (Deposit): BLACK HILLS, SOUTH DAKOTA. USGS PROF PAPER 247, P 136.
Reference (Deposit): PAGE, LINCOLN R, ET AL, 1953, PEGMATITE INVESTIGATIONS, 1942
Reference (Deposit): DAKOTA. USGS BULL 380, P 139-40.
Reference (Deposit): P 56.
Reference (Deposit): HESS, FRANK L, 1909, TIN, TUNGSTEN AND TANTALUM DEPOSITS OF
Reference (Deposit): BLACK HILLS MINERAL ATLAS, SOUTH DAKOTA, PT 2, 1955, USBM IC
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