Mine Index 0364   Bartol Bavar,   Bavar Mine

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INTERPRETING A MINE SUMMARY SHEET
Unlocated Mines In: Marshall unlocated
County: Marshall
Quadrangle: Lacon
County Coal Data: Marshall
Shown On Map: Yes
Unlocated: No
MSHA ID:

Mine Index Number: 0364

Company Name: Bartol Bavar
Mine Name: Bavar Mine
Start Date: 1928 End Date: 1929
Type of Mine: Underground
Total acres shown: None
Production Indicated Acres: Less than 1 General Area of mining acres shown:

Shaft, Slope, Drift or Tipple Location(s)

Type County Township-Range Section Part Section
Main drift Marshall 12N 9E 14 NW SE SW

Geology

Thickness (ft)
Seam Depth (ft) Min Max Ave Mining Method
Danville 3.0 3.8

Geological Problems Reported

The top of the seam is bone coal with sulfur balls. Clay streaks and horsebacks are also present in the mine. The visible ash in samples collected was 7 to 9%.

Production

Company Mine Name Date Production (tons)
Bartol Bavar Bavar 1928-1929 1,873 Mines producing less than 1,000 tons not reported 1930-1933; operation and production unknown 1930-1933.
Total Production: 1,873 Mines producing less than 1,000 tons not reported 1930-1933; operation and production unknown 1930-1933.

Production Notes

Coal Report production (if available)

Sources of Data

Source Map Map Date Original Scale Digitized Scale Map Type
Mine notes undated (text only) 1:24000 The mine location was plotted on a 1:24000 USGS topographic map from the mine location description and digitized. Secondary source

Annotated Bibliography (Data source - brief description of information)

Coal Reports - Production, ownership, years of operation.
Directory of Illinois Coal Mines (Marshall County) - Mine names, mine index, seam, ownership, years of operation.
Mine notes (Marshall County) - Mine type, drift location, thickness, geologic problems.

Mine Notes

Mine Images

Photographs