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Southwest Chester County Mine (New Chester County Mine), Phoenixville mining District, Schuylkill Township, Chester Co., Pennsylvania, USA
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Latitude: 40°6'N
Longitude: 75°33'W
A lead-silver-zinc mine located near Charlestown. Reopened 1918 and closed July 20, 1920. Ore is in the Chester Co. vein. Mine produced about 20 tons of ore per day (500 tons in August, 1919). Workings included 2 shafts, a 43 meter & 61 meter levels, 274 meters of drifts, winzes & raises.

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Mineralogical Record (1989): 20(5): 375.

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