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3/24/2017 12:25 pm  #1


Shafter texas

 In 1881, John Spencer found silver deposits near this location. Capt. (later Gen.) William R. Shafter, stationed at Fort Davis and he collaborated to establish the mining operation. This operation consisted of the Cibolo Creek Mill & Mining Co. and the Presidio Mining Co., both of which were consolidated as the Presidio Mining Co. The Mina Grande orebody was producing by 1883. The ore, 30 ounces of silver per ton, was treated in a 50-ton Pan Amalgamation mill. Annual production from 1898 to 1913 was 20,000 tons. In 1913, a 200-ton cyanide mill was added. Annual production from 1913 to 1926 was 84,000 tons, with 10 ounces of silver per ton.

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3/24/2017 12:25 pm  #2


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3/24/2017 12:26 pm  #3


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3/24/2017 12:26 pm  #4


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3/24/2017 12:27 pm  #5


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3/24/2017 12:30 pm  #6


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3/24/2017 12:31 pm  #7


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