The Champion Claim is a mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 5,118 feet.
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Elevation: 5,118 Feet (1,560 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.9247, -103.50000
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Champion Claim MRDS details
Primary: Champion Claim
State: South Dakota
Type: Located Claim
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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 (Deposit): QTZ VEIN 1 FT WIDE HAS GRADATIONAL CONTACT WITH COUNTRY ROCK WOLFRAMITE XLS UP TO 1 INCH LONG STRONGLY IRON STAINED NO RECORDED PRODUCTION HARD COPY FILE CONTAINS FILE REPORT PLUS MAPS.
Reference (Deposit): U S BUREAU OF MINES INF CIRC 7707 P 44 45
Reference (Deposit): S DAK SCHOOL OF MINES BULL 12 P 58
Reference (Deposit): S DAK SCHOOL OF MINES BULL 17 P 129
Reference (Deposit): S DAK BUREAU OF MINES INF CIRC 7069 P 39
Reference (Deposit): AKOTA 1936 P 25
Reference (Deposit): CUMMINGS J B REPT OF S D STATE PLANNING BOARD,TUNSTEN MINING
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