Mascoutah Quadrangle

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Mining in the Mascoutah Quadrangle

Mining in this quadrangle began prior to 1882, and continued until 1989. The most recent (and largest) mine in the Mascoutah quadrangle is the River King Underground Mine (mine index 940), just east of Freeburg. The oldest mine is the Enterprise Mine (mine index 3490), in the northwest corner of the quadrangle.

The Herrin Coal was the only coal mined here, ranging from 6.0 to 9.0 feet thick and 58 to 185 feet deep. The most prevalent geologic problem of this area were coal balls in the roof.

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Coal Mines In Illinois Mascoutah Quadrangle

Mines that Appear on the Mascoutah Quadrangle

Unlocated Mines

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Pages in category "Mascoutah Quadrangle"

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