The White Blowout Deposit is a mine located in Pennington county, South Dakota at an elevation of 5,699 feet.
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Name: White Blowout Deposit
State: South Dakota
Elevation: 5,699 Feet (1,737 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.8669, -103.59560
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White Blowout Deposit MRDS details
Primary: White Blowout Deposit
Secondary: White Blowout
Secondary: Tin Queen Mine
State: South Dakota
District: Hill City District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Type: Located Claim
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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 (Deposit): REFER TO PLATE 39 (USGS PP 247) FOR GEOLOGICAL SECTION OF TI DEPOSIT RESERVE ESTIMATIONS TAKEN FROM USGS PROF PAPER 247, P 203 INDICATED (75% P L) AND INFERRED (50% P L) ESTIMATED TO BE 5 TONS/FT DOWN DIP ON PEGMATITE. (75% P L 50 FT MORE DOWNDIP 50% P L INCLUDES ANOTHER 50-FT DOWNDIP) CASSITERITE FOUND AS A MINOR OCCURRENCE. MINE WORKINGS CONSIST OF 3 OPEN PITS, AN INCLINED SHAFT (DEP UNKNOWN) AND A GLORY HOLE
Reference (Deposit): BLACK HILLS, SOUTH DAKOTA. USGS PROF PAPER 247. P 201-3.
Reference (Deposit): DAKOTA. USGS BULL 380, P 141.
Reference (Deposit): PAGE, LINCOLN R, ET AL, 1953, PEGMATITE INVESTIGATIONS, 1942
Reference (Deposit): HESS, FRANK L, 1909, TIN, TUNGSTEN AND TANTALUM DEPOSITS OF
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