Vesuvius Mine

Past Producer in Augusta county in Virginia, United States with commodity Manganese
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Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10179577
MAS/MILS ID 0510150012
Record type Site
Current site name Vesuvius Mine

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -79.17285, 37.91195 (WGS84)
Elevation 549
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Virginia Augusta

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Manganese Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -79.17285, 37.91195

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface-Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1908

Mining district

District name Lyndhurst-Vesuvius District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner J. T. Austin
    Home office Virginia
    Year 1974
  • Type Operator
    Owner Virginia Manganese Co.
    Home office Virginia
    Year 1974

Comments on the production information

  • IN 1919,MR. AUSTIN SHIPPED 16 CARLOADS OF MN ORE. IN 1941-1942,VIRGINIA MANG. CO. SHIPPED 2 CARLOADS OF MN ORE

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0510150012

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 25-NOV-1983 Eastern Field Operations Center (EFOC) U.S. Bureau of Mines