The Pettit and Pfander's Claim is a mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 5,039 feet.
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Name: Pettit and Pfander's Claim
State: South Dakota
Elevation: 5,039 Feet (1,536 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.9044, -103.54390
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Pettit and Pfander's Claim MRDS details
Primary: Pettit and Pfander's Claim
State: South Dakota
Type: Located Claim
Owner Name: Public Domain-Us Forest Service
Home Office: South Dakota
Info Year: 1976
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
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 (Geology): 30 FT PEGMATITE DIKE CUT BY GOUGE ZONE UP TO 3 FT THICK AND SMALL TUNGSTEN BEARING QTZ VEINS GOUGE IS RESIDUAL MATERIAL OF EXTREMELY WEATHERED TUNGSTEN D WOLFRAMITE CRYSTALS ARE COATED WITH LIMONITE AND MANGANESE O SOME SCHGELITE ALSO OCCURS ON WOLFRAMITE CRYSTALS DEVELOPMENT IS ONE 20 FT SHAFT AND A 10FT BY 25 FT CUT ON PE NO REPORTED PRODUCTION HARD COPY FILE CONTAINS FILE REPORT PLUS MAPS.
Reference (Deposit): US BUREAU OF MINES INF CIRC 7707 P 49
Reference (Deposit): S DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES BULL 12 P 52 53
Reference (Deposit): S DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES BULL 17 P 155
Reference (Deposit): GEOL SURVEY BULL 380 1909 P 153 154
Reference (Deposit): NING IN S DAKOTA P 28
Reference (Deposit): CUMMINGS J B REPT OF S DAKOTA STATE PLANNING BOARD 1936 TUNG
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