Chessor Mine

Past Producer in Hickman county in Tennessee, United States with commodities Cobalt, Manganese, Nickel

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10178602
MAS/MILS ID 0470810008
Record type Site
Current site name Chessor Mine
Alternate or previous names Barber Pit

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -87.63942, 35.7259 (WGS84)
Elevation 171
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Tennessee Hickman

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Cobalt Tertiary
Manganese Tertiary
Nickel Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -87.63942, 35.7259

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1905

Mining district

District name Coble

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner Barber, Omar
    Year 1976

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0470810008

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    PIERCE, W G, COBALT-BEARING MANGANESE DEPOSITS OF ALA, GA AN

  • Deposit

    USGS BULL 940-J, 1944

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit REC 020 PROSPECTED IN 1940, OWNER UNKNOWN (700 PG 284) REC 030 FROM DESCRIPTIONS 700 PP 274 AND 284 REC 040 COL 71 PLEASANTVILLE REC 010 ANALYSES SHOW .13% COBALT AND .53% NICKEL (700 PG 28 MN OXIDE FROM BARBER PROSPECT PIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 25-NOV-1983 Schmidt U.S. Bureau of Mines