Scott's Rose Quartz Mine

The Scott's Rose Quartz Mine is a quartz, mica, and feldspar mine located in Custer county, South Dakota at an elevation of 5,069 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: Scott's Rose Quartz Mine  

State:  South Dakota

County:  Custer

Elevation: 5,069 Feet (1,545 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Quartz, Mica, Feldspar

Lat, Long: 43.71583, -103.51528

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Satelite image of the Scott's Rose Quartz Mine

Scott's Rose Quartz Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Scott's Rose Quartz Mine


Commodity

Primary: Quartz
Primary: Mica
Primary: Feldspar
Secondary: Lithium
Secondary: Beryllium


Location

State: South Dakota
County: Custer
District: Custer District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Administrative Organization: Black Hills


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: Fitzner, William
Years: 1967 -

Owner Name: Frank Scott Of Custer, Sd


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Interior Plains
Physiographic Province: Great Plains Province
Physiographic Section: Black Hills


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Pegmatite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Pegmatite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Muscovite
Ore: Feldspar
Ore: Spodumene
Ore: Beryl
Gangue: Amblygonite
Gangue: Tourmaline
Gangue: Chrysoberyl


Comments

Comment (Deposit): UNPATENTED LODE CLAIM OF ABOUT 20 ACRES. THE ROSE QUARTZ MASS (6-40 FT THICK) IS SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET LONG AND IS EXPOSED THRU A VERTICAL DISTANCE OF 30 FEET.

Comment (Commodity): ALSO SPECIMEN TOURMALINE

Comment (Location): WEST CORNER OF SEC. 10

Comment (Production): TOTAL PRODUCTION OF ROSE QUARTZ IS OVER $40,000.

Comment (Workings): 2 OTHER PITS ARE 20 BY 40 FT


References

Reference (Deposit): USBM INFO CIRC 7707, P. 176.

Reference (Deposit): SDGS RI 44

Reference (Deposit): SDGS RI 50

Reference (Production): USBM INFO CIRC 7707, P. 176, SDGS MR 15, P. 8