No. 1 Workings

Underground Workings with commodities tin

More information at and near this site: Sn-VA00008

About this location

Feature ID Sn-Mf00512
Geographic coordinates -79.163539, 37.850145
Point definition Center of No. 1 workings
Reference Koschmann and others (1942); Figure 30
Date: 1942; Scale: Large (>1:24,000)

Production summaries

Dates Material Amount Units
1890 to 1919 tin 2,252.5 tons

Detailed production statistics

1890 to 1919: tin
Beginning year 1890
Ending year 1919
Associated deposits Mo00518
Materials tin
Material type ore
Material amount 2,252.5
Amount units tons
Grade 3
Grade units percent
Contained commodity 32,855
Contained commodity units pounds
Material amount SI 2,043
Material amount SI units metric tons
Grade SI 3
Grade SI units percent
Contained commodity SI 15
Contained commodity SI units metric tons
Remarks Mat_Amnt, Grade, and Contained calculated from reported values
Short reference Koschmann and others (1942)Page 287
Reference Koschmann, A.H., Glass, J.J., and Vhay, J.S., 1942, Tin Deposits of Irish Creek Virginia, United States Department of the Interior Geological Survey Bulletin 936-K, p. 271-296.

History of the site

Dates Status Detail Reference
1892 to 1892 Development A $50,000 concentrating mill was put up Koschmann and others (1942)
1942 to 1942 Exploration Completed 4-holes diamond drilling Koschmann and others (1942)

Geographic context based on the point coordinates