The Bird and Saw Pits is a gold mine located in Whatcom county, Washington at an elevation of 3,999 feet.
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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.
Name: Bird and Saw Pits
Elevation: 3,999 Feet (1,219 Meters)
Lat, Long: 48.7567, -120.71670
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Bird and Saw Pits MRDS details
Primary: Bird and Saw Pits
Secondary: Bird and Saw Pit Prospect
District: Slate Creek District
Land ownership: Private
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Northern Cascade Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): WA. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BULLETIN 37,1 956, PART II, VOL. 1,
Reference (Deposit): P. 176.
Reference (Deposit): WA. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. BHULLETIN 57, 1969, P. 119.
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