New York has 646 records of mines listed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
- 646 USGS records of mines in New York.
- Iron , Lead , Titanium , Zinc , and Titanium Metal mines located in New York. See All
by Total Mines
- Saint Lawrence (122 Total Mines)
- Essex (112 Total Mines)
- Dutchess (63 Total Mines)
- Orange (55 Total Mines)
- Clinton (46 Total Mines)
- Putnam (44 Total Mines)
- Columbia (33 Total Mines)
- Jefferson (22 Total Mines)
- Franklin (19 Total Mines)
- Westchester (17 Total Mines)
Historic Mining Records (USGS)
New York has 646 identified mines listed in The Diggings™. The most commonly listed primary commodities in New York mines are Iron , Lead , and Titanium . At the time these mines were surveyed, 140 mines in New York were observed to have ore mineralization in an outcrop, shallow pit, or isolated drill hole—known as an occurance mine.1 New York has 73 prospect mines.2 400 mines were in production at the time the data was entered into USGS records. Saint Lawrence, Essex, and Dutchess are the with the most mines.
Quick USGS Facts
- 646 records of mines in New York.
- 73 records of prospects
- 140 records of mineral occurrences of observable ore mineralization.
- 33 records of mining plants
- 400 records of mineral producers
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In New York
1 Grade, tonnage, and extent of mineralization for such mines are unspecified.
2 Such mines have some degree of development such as surface trenching, adits, shafts, drill holes, geophysics, geochemistry, or geological mapping to estimate grade and tonnage.
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