The Tip Top Mine is a gold mine located in Kittitas county, Washington at an elevation of 5,758 feet.
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Elevation: 5,758 Feet (1,755 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 47.4531, -120.96890
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Tip Top Mine MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Tip Top Mine
Secondary: Andy Mine
District: Cle Elum District
Land StatusLand ownership: National Forest
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Northern Cascade Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: MINERALIZATION OCCURS AT CONTACT BETWEEN PERIDOTITE AND FELSITE PORPHYRY. ALSO VISITED IN 1993. SAMPLE FROM SMALL ORE STOCKPILE CONTAINED >10,000 PPB GOLD AND 4,200 PPM ZINC.|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 1542, 1989, P. 206-208.