The Benita is a copper mine located in Kittitas county, Washington at an elevation of 6,001 feet.
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Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Copper
Lat, Long: 47.485, -120.96500
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Benita MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Benita
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
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 1542, 1989, P. 178, 179, 182.