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Benson Mines, Benson, Star Lake, St. Lawrence Co., New York, USA

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An iron mine located at Benson near Fine. The ore is low-grade magnetite hosted in banded, garnetiferous, pyritic gneiss. 1,500 feet long, 200 feet wide and 20 to 50 feet deep (1937).

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Rocks & Min.:12:9;
New York State Museum Bull. 223,224;
Newland, David H. (July-August 1919), The Mineral Resources of the State of New York: 114.

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