Bergenson Mine 1915 - 1941

site visit 2012


  
   
The Bergeson prospect/mine also known as the Normandie is located in the Miller River mining district of north east King County.  The mine was owned and operated by the Bergeson Mining and Smelting Co. from 1915-1918.  The mine primarily was a producer of Gold and Silver.  The Bergeson consists of about 1200 feet of workings.

The mine consists of Arsenopyrite  and Quartz.

Source : Inventory of  Washington Minerals Metallic Minerals Marshall T. Huntting 1956


 


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Entrance of Bergeson Mine. 

An Important Reminder:  We strongly recommend you stay out of abandoned mines altogether unless accompanied by a guide familiar with the mine, safety and its structural condition.  


 
 

Remains of old wooden crates throughout mine. 
 
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