Sidwell Mine

Past Producer in Chester county in Pennsylvania, United States with commodity Chromium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10299481
MAS/MILS ID 0420290004
Record type Site
Current site name Sidwell Mine

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -75.93434, 39.73192 (WGS84)
Elevation 104
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Pennsylvania Chester

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Chromium Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -75.93434, 39.73192

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name State Line District

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Fee Ownership
Type of mineral rights Minerals Only
Type of mineral rights Private Lease

Land status

Ownership category Private

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0420290004

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    PEARRE N HEYL A JR USGS BULL 1082K PG 782 PL 41 LOC 91 1960

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit THE DIGGINGS AT THIS LOCATION AS INDICATED IN USGS BUL 1082K 782 COULD HAVE BEEN FOR PLACER OR LODE ORE. THE DEPOSIT LOCATED AS TAKEN FROM A SKETCH MAP AND MAY NOT BE ACCURATE. THERE ARE NO ANALYSES OF CHROMITE OR CR FE RATIOS GIVEN FOR DEPOSIT AREA. CHROMITE SUGGESTED FOR CHEMICAL USES. DATE OF COMMENTS 1975.

Reporter information

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