Unnamed Iron Mine
Waiteville, West Virginia
This unnamed iron mine is near Waiteville, West 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 Unnamed Iron Mine was closed at the time of data entry with no known plans to re-open. Production size when active was considered to be small. The ore mined is composed of limonite. The Middle Section of the Appalachian Highlands characterize the geomorphology of the surrounding area.
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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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