Lake Serene Mine

The Lake Serene Mine is located in the Index Mining District of Snohomish County WA.  

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The claim were located in 1898, amended in 1906 and a patent obtained.  The property was also known by the names Index Independent, Wilbur Index, and Pride of Index mine.  Ore consisted of primarily copper with gold and silver.  From  1902-1907 the mine was owned by the Index-Independent Mining Company.  From 1949-1951 the mine was owned by the Lake Serene Mining Company.


Above ground development work consisted of a cabin and 80 ton ore bunker.  The underground workings consisted of three adits, one 470 feet, one 170 feet, and one 261 feet.



Site Visited 2011/2013

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Barrel over winze/downward shaft