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Chatham Great Hill Mine - OU0AE6

 Historic Cobalt Mine

Hidden by  ithink314

N 41° 34.573' W 72° 33.096' (WGS84)

 Coordinates in Other Systems
 Location: United States > Connecticut
 Cache Type: Virtual
 Size: No container
 Status: Ready for Search
 Time: 0:31 h   Distance to Travel: 3.14 mi
 Date Hidden: 22 December 2017
 Date Created: 22 December 2017
 Last Modified: 23 December 2017
 Waypoint: OU0AE6

 


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Description   EN   

This area near the south end of Meshomasic State Forest, along what is now called Mine Brook, off Gadpouch Road, was once active with mining, particularly for cobalt and nickel, but also possibly for gold. To log this find, upload a picture of yourself with an old mining location in the background. There should be some fenced off to east of the posted location. Please avoid private property.

https://patch.com/connecticut/easthampton-ct/explore-cobalt-mine-and-ccc-camp-jenkins-in-cobalt_ff2ab3eb

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meshomasic_State_Forest

http://www.minsocam.org/MSA/collectors_corner/arc/cnchatham.htm

https://www.mindat.org/loc-17109.html

http://raregoldnuggets.com/?p=325

http://www.us-mining.com/connecticut/cobalt/nickel-mines

http://www.us-mining.com/connecticut/cobalt




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