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Kiessling, O. E. / Minerals yearbook 1932-33
Year 1931-32 (1933)

Henderson, Chas. W.
Gold, silver, copper, lead, and zinc in Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, South Dakota, and Wyoming,   pp. 137-144 PDF (1.2 MB)


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' Subject to revision.GOLD, ETC., IN COLO., N.MEX., TEX., S.DAK., AND WYO.
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Mine production of gold, silver, copper, and lead in Texas, 1 9fd8—3~,
in terms of
recovered metals
Year
Ore
(short
tons)
Gold
,
Silver
Copper
Lead
ue
Value
.
Pounds
Value
.
Pounds
.
Value
1928       
1929    
1930       
1932 1      
76,915
63,872
31,147
185
$10, 115
26,439
3,648
180
1,340,622
1,020,516
389,239
1,421
$784, 264
543,935
149,857
401.
447,792
341,000
143, 100
7,000
$64, 482
60,016
18,603
441
695,570
849,683
396,820
34,000
$40, 343
53,530
19,841
1,020
$899, 204
683,920
191,949
2,042
' No production was recorded for 1931; figures for 1932 subject to revision.
 The metals produced in Texas in 1932 were from Shafter, Presidio County,
and Allamoore, Culbertson County.
SOUTH DAKOTA
 The metal mines in South Dakota in 1932 produced $9,929,297 in gold, 126,199'
ounces of silver, and .7,000 pounds of lead, inóreases for eaOh of
the three metals over 1931.
 The Ilomestake mine at Lead, Lawrence County, the largest producing gold
mine in the United States, was operated continuously in 1932. The company
report showed 1,401,593 tons mined; the proceeds from gold-silver bullion
treated by amalgamation followed by cyanidation of sands and slimes were
$9,911,858; the dividends paid were $2,662,296. From 1876 to 1932, inclusive,
this mine has yielded bullion and concentrates which brought $253,394,489
and has paid $62,653,292 in dividends.
Mine production of gold, silver, and lead in South Dakota, 19f~8—3f~,
in terms of
recovered metals
Y
~
Ore (short
tons)
Gold (lode and placer)
and
.
Total
value
Value
O~S
Value
*
Pounds
Value
1928       
1929       
1930       
1931       
19321      
1,422,233
1,463, 159
1,365, 156
1,404, 153
1,401,664
317,378.94
316,836.85
407,221. 14
432,075.39
480,329.74
$6, 560,805
6,549,599
8,418,008
8,931,791
9,929,297
90,547
85,182
105,236
113,562
126,199
$5Z 970
45,402
40,516
32,933
35,588
74,000
7,000
$4, 292
. 210
$6, 618,067
6.595,001
8,458,524
8,964,724
9,965,095
1 Subject to revision.
Ore milled, receipts, and dividends, Homestake mine, 19~38—3f~
Year
Ore milled
Receipts for bullion product
 Total Per ton
Dividends
.
1928
Short tons
1,416,949
1,437,935
1,364,456
1,403,939
1,401,593
$6,566,784.69
6,517,837.95
8,426,195.21
8,935,307.15
9,911,858.40
$4. 6345
4.5328
6.1755
6.3645
7.0718
$1,758,120
1,758,120
2,009,280
2, 122,302
2,662,296
1929                                       
1930                                       
1931                                       
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