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Bonanza Queen Mine, Deer Creek, Silverton, Silverton District, Snohomish Co., Washington, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 48° 5' 56'' North , 121° 33' 48'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 48.0988883972168, -121.5633316040039
Other regions containing this locality:North America


Ref: Inventory of Washington Minerals, Part II, Metalic Minerals, Vol. 1; M. Huntting, 1956; Minerals of Washington, B. Cannon, 1975; Metal Mines of Washington-Preliminary Report; R. Derkey, N. Joseph, R. Lasmanis, 1990.

Sections 7,8,17,18; T30-R10E

A Cu,Au,Ag,Te,As mine located on Deer Creek, about .5 miles north of Silverton.

This mine worked lenses in a 10-75 ft fracture zone in argillite of the Eastern Melange Belt.

It produced aproxinmately 830 tons of ore by 1918.

Ores from this mine were sent to the Tacoma Smelter.

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8 valid minerals.

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