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New Jersey Zinc Company Historical Collection (Virginia)

Dates

Acquisition
2018
Repository Created
2019-08-31
Begin Position
1902
End Position
1981

Summary

The New Jersey Zinc Company Historical Collection contains details of mining operations at the Austinville-Ivanhoe underground lead-zinc mines located in Wythe County in southwestern Virginia from 1902 to 1981. This site also operated under the name Bertha Mineral Company. The records pertain mainly to the historic Austinville-Ivanhoe underground lead-zinc mines located in Wythe County. The site produced zinc and lead from underground mines in the historic Austinville-Ivanhoe mineral district located in Wythe County. During this nearly 80-year span of continuous mine operations near Austinville, the company also conducted base metals exploration in other regions of Virginia, including the Timberville lead-zinc district in Rockingham [...]

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DataPres_GeoMap.jpg
“Image”
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AerialPhotos.csv
“CSV”
449.67 KB text/csv
AustinvilleAuthors.xlsx
“List of authors ”
16.31 KB application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet
FieldNotebooks.csv
“CSV”
226.76 KB text/csv
AerialPhotosDataDictionary.xlsx
“Data Dictionary”
12.63 KB application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet
DrillLogsDataDictionary.xlsx
“Data Dictionary”
12.57 KB application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet
FieldNotebooksDataDictionary.xlsx
“Data Dictionary”
12.48 KB application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet
DrillLogs.csv
“CSV”
5.38 MB text/csv
Maps.csv
“CSV”
829.97 KB text/csv
MapsDataDictionary.xlsx
“Data Dictionary”
12.34 KB application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet
OreReserves.csv
“CSV”
185.96 KB text/csv
OreReservesDataDictionary.xlsx
“Data Dictionary”
12.49 KB application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet
SectionMapsDataDictionary.xlsx
“Data Dictionary”
12.73 KB application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet

Material Request Instructions

JPG and PDF scans of images are available using BrowseGraphic Link. TIFF images of the JPGS are available upon request. Contact the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, Division of Geology and Mineral Resources at (434) 951-6341.

Purpose

A collection of maps, underground mine plans, ore reserves, drill logs and other documents from the New Jersey Zinc Companys mining and exploration activities conducted in Virginia from 1902 to 1981 for use by historians, scientists and other interested persons.

Rights

The collection is on loan from Austinville Limestone Company.
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  • National Digital Catalog

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Austinville Limestone Company, Newtown Church Rd, Austinville, VA 24312 formerly The Bertha Mineral Mine Company formerly The New Jersey Zinc Company.

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