Doss Iron Prospect
The Doss Iron Prospect is near Kire, Virginia. Historically the site has been associated with the Sweet Springs-West Virginia Mining District which is now part of the Jefferson National Forest. The Middle Section of the Appalachian Highlands characterize the geomorphology of the surrounding area.
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REPORTED LAT 37-21-25N, LONG 080-27-49W PLOTS 5 MILES INSIDE VIRGINIA STATE LINE; CHANGED TO A LOCATION WITHIN THE GIVEN COUNTY IN WEST VIRGINIA).
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Other deposits in the same region.
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Williams Manganese Mine
Williams Manganese Prospect
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Crimson Spring Mine
Unnamed Iron Mine
Hale Tract Prospect
Porterfield Manganese Prospect
Denison Manganese Prospect
Traynham Iron Prospect
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1 World-class significance is determined by total endowment of the contained commodity. This includes all past production and remaining reserves. Each commodity is considered separately and commodities cannot be combined to arrive at a significant size. The tonnage thresholds are from the mine model grade-tonnage studies. As of June 2008, many entries were classified as significant under less strict rules.
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