The Sackett mine lies on the southeast slope of Gobble Mountain about three-quarters of a mile northwest of Chester. This was one of the earliest and most productive mines although the ore was in part nearly pure magnetite. Some of the ore contained corundum as crystals up to one-half inch across, and masses of blue and white corundum weighing a pound or more. It consists of an open cut which shows a northward pitch of about 30° in an elongate lens-shaped body. A 114-foot tunnel driven from the east to intersect the vein about 117 feet below the open cut is now partly blocked with debris.- Old Hampshire Minerology. #chesterma

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