Tom Ashworths Prospectors Cache

Warren County Virginia

by Tom Ashworth

Front Royal

The Gooney (Manor) Mine is about 3 miles southwest of Front Royal's city limits, about a quarter mile off the south side of U.S. 340.

Gooney-Manor Mine

Reported By C.E. Davis

The Gooney-Manor Mine, worked in 1909 when several carloads of copper ore were produced, is located about 3 miles Southwest of Front Royal off the east side of Highway 340.

References from our literature include:

"Geology of the Front Royal quadrangle, Virginia"--Report of Investigations 40."

"Metallic mineralization in the Blue Ridge province of Virginia"--Publication 27."

"Copper, lead, and zinc resources in VA"---Publication 93."

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