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Industrial mineral site no. 1470, known as "Steptoe Butte" is a site in Whitman County, Washington. This site has been associated with quartzite. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 37 on page 94 says "Quartzite, containing a little mica and iron oxide", and designates the value as "Possible source of silica".
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Industrial mineral site no. 1486, known as "Penley Lake" is a site in Okanogan County, Washington. This site has been associated with sodium sulfate. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 37 on page 96 says "Area of 11 acres. Contains 24,350 tons of mixed crystalline salts, of which 23,700 tons are sodium sulfate. Brine contains 8,000 tons of mixed salts, of which 7,000 tons are sodium sulfate", and designates the value as "Warrants investigation".
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Industrial mineral site no. 1544, known as "Alcorn. Lac" is a site in King County, Washington. This site has been associated with sandstone. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 37 on page 123 says "sandstone containing 2 percent ferric oxide. Washed sample, from which had been removed 19 percent clay with fusion of cone 15, gave fusion at cone 18", and designates the value as "Probably suitable for bottle glass, molding sand, or blast sand ".
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Industrial mineral site no. 1605, known as "Nemah River" is a site in Pacific County, Washington. This site has been associated with silica sand. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 37 on page 126 says "Similar to no. 8. Tested sample contained 81.1 percent silica and 0.6 percent ferric oxide. Light-gray fusion at cone 16 after removal of 36 percent clay by washing", and designates the value as "Possibly usable for molding sand ".
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Industrial mineral site no. 1722, known as "Lime Lake Area" is a site in Pend Oreille County, Washington. This site has been associated with limestone and marble. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 48 on page 41 says "Gray limestone crops out on the crest and west side of the ridge northwest of Lime Lake. The bedding strikes northeastward and dips moderately to the northwest. The limestone in underlain by dolomite and phyllite", and designates the value as "Bennett estimated the tonnage of rock of this purity in the immediate vicinity of the sample site to be 50,000 tons".
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Industrial mineral site no. 1834, known as "Sauk River Bridge Deposit" is a site in Skagit County, Washington. This site has been associated with limestone and marble. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 52 on page 303-304 says "Calcareous rocks of two types are exposed. One type consists of a bed about 4 feet thick of light-colored fissile thin-bedded calcareous shale, and underlying it is a 5 to 20 foot thick dark fine-grained carbonaceous massive calcareous shale", and designates the value as "The rock is too impure to be considered a limestone".
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Industrial mineral site no. 1898, known as "Colville Area" is a site in Stevens County, Washington. This site has been associated with dolomite. A notation found in unpublished material says "Dolomite, apparently siliceous and containing some iron, forms beds as much as 300 feet thick adjacent to the city limits on the west and north", and designates the value as "No data on owneership, tonnage, or composition are available".
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Industrial mineral site no. 44, known as "Alta Lake" is a site in Okanogan County, Washington. This site has been associated with asbestiform materials. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 37 on page 8 says "Large lenses of short-fiber amphibole asbestos", and designates the value as "Was formerly mined and shipped to Asbestomine Co. in Wenatchee, where it was used in the manufacture of cold-water paint".
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Industrial mineral site no. 60, known as "Van Stone" is a site in Stevens County, Washington. This site has been associated with barite. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 37 on page 9 says "Said to be of good quality and in a wide vein", and designates the value as "Unknown".
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Industrial mineral site no. 211, known as "Smith" is a site in Whatcom County, Washington. This site has been associated with refractory clays and shales. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 37 on page 23 says "Refractory shale", and designates the value as "Probably commercial".
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Industrial mineral site no. 257, known as "Neafus pit" is a site in Stevens County, Washington. This site has been associated with refractory clays and shales. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 37 on page 25 says "Refractory clay", and designates the value as "Has been mined".
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Industrial mineral site no. 296, known as "Palouse" is a site in Whitman County, Washington. This site has been associated with refractory clays and shales. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 37 on page 27 says "White clay, probably refractory", and designates the value as "Unknown".
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Industrial mineral site no. 328, known as "Lake Hancock" is a site in King County, Washington. This site has been associated with diatomite. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 37 on page 35 says "Said to cover 1,124 acres", and designates the value as "Warrants investigation".
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Industrial mineral site no. 877, known as "Dungeness" is a site in Clallam County, Washington. This site has been associated with peat. A notation found in DGER Bulletin 37 on page 72 says "The area is unknown. The maximum thickness of Sphagnum is not reported. The maximum fibrous thickness is unknown".
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Documents from the James Doyle Sell mining collection.
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Documents from the Walter E. Heinrichs, Jr. mining collection. Description: Report of IP Survey in Flint Cr. Area w/ Location and Interp. Plan and Sectionals...
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Documents from the Walter E. Heinrichs, Jr. mining collection. Description: Aerial Magnetic Survey Reports.
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Documents from the Walter E. Heinrichs, Jr. mining collection. Description: Boron -Mineral reconnaissance Report.
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Documents from the James Doyle Sell mining collection.
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Documents from the Walter E. Heinrichs, Jr. mining collection. Description: Oil- IP proposal only-location maps and other information.
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