Mine Ledge, Surry, Cheshire Co., New Hampshire, USAThis page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
Hitchcock (1877, p. 508) describes the locality and the origin of the name: "Just to the north of the road that passes through Mine Ledge, in the quartz we find a quantity of iron ore, chiefly limonite, that forms botryoidal and mammillary masses on the quartz. From this circumstance this quartz hill received the name it bears, though the ore is not found in workable quantities."
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Hitchcock, Charles H. (1877): Geology of New Hampshire, Vol.II.