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Cox Mines (Mountain View Mine), Frederick Co., Maryland, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 34' 10'' North , 77° 10' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.5694444444, -77.1777777778


Part of a group of small openings, some of which were worked for lead and zinc back to pre-Civil War times, located about 3 miles SE of Union Bridge at Beaver Dam Churches. The deposits are in manganiferous marble.

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17 valid minerals.

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References

Dana, E.S. (1892) System of Mineralogy, 6th. Edition, New York: 930, 1030, 1071.

Ostrander, C. W. & W. E. Price (1940) Minerals of Maryland: Natural History Society of Maryland , 92 p.

Miller, V. (1947) A visit to 2 Maryland Mines: Rocks and Minerals: 22 (11): 1023.

Pearre, Nancy (1961) Mineral deposits of Maryland excluding fuel, sand and gravel: U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Investigations Resources Map MR-12.

Heyl, A. & Pearre, N (1965) Copper, zinc, lead, iron cobalt and barite deposits of the Piedmont Upland in Maryland: Maryland Geological Survey: Bulletin 28, 72 p.

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