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Austinville-Ivanhoe Mine (Austinville Mine; Austinville-Ivanhoe; Ivanhoe Shaft; Van Mater Shaft; Wythe Union Lead Mine), Austinville-Ivanhoe District, New River-Cripple Creek Region, Wythe Co., Virginia, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 36° 50' 49'' North , 80° 57' 13'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 36.8469444444, -80.9536111111
 
Mine produced from 1756-1980.


Commodities (Major) - Lead, Zinc; (Minor) - Dolomite, Silver; (Trace) - Cadmium, Iron
Development Status: Past Producer
Deposit Model: 228: Mississippi Valley, Appalachian Zn
Host Rock Unit: Chattanooga Shale, Carbonaceous, Grayish-Black, Thinly-Laminated, Fissile, None Within Ten Miles Of Ore Zone
Structure: Multiple, Imbricate, Steep Thrust Faults Parallel To Regional Structure; Fries Thrust, Austinville Syncline, Austinville Anticline; Fosters Falls Fault, Logwasher Fault, Van Mater Fault, Stamping Ground Fault, Gleaves Fault, Callahan Fault,
Host Rock: Dolomite, Carbonate
Tectonic Structure: Carbonate Ramp Homocline: With Upward Shallowing Platform Margin With Skeletal Algal Reef.

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22 entries listed. 19 valid minerals.

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References

REF:Deposit:: BROWN, W.H., 1935, QUANTITATIVE STUDY OF ORE ZONING, AUSTINVILLE MINE, WYTHE COUNTY, VIRGINIA: ECON. GEOL. VOL. 30 NO. 4, P. 425-433.
Deposit:: BROWN, W.H., 1953, AUSTINVILLE: MINING ENG., VOL. 5, NO. 12, P. 1216-1221.
Deposit:: BROWN, W.H.

U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-195

 
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