Ore Recoveries

The Ore Recoveries is a copper mine located in Snohomish county, Washington at an elevation of 2,001 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: Ore Recoveries  

State:  Washington

County:  Snohomish

Elevation: 2,001 Feet (610 Meters)

Commodity: Copper

Lat, Long: 48.0694, -121.57640

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Ore Recoveries MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ore Recoveries
Secondary: Independent Claim
Secondary: Virginia Claim
Secondary: Ore Recoveries Mine
Secondary: Eclipse Claim
Secondary: Hoodoo Claim
Secondary: Cleveland Claim


Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Tin
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Gold


State: Washington
County: Snohomish
District: Silverton

Land Status

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.


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Owner Name: Ore Recoveries Corp.
Years: 1942 -


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1940
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Northern Cascade Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): P. 158.

Reference (Deposit): WA. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 37, 1956, PART II, VOL. 1,

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