Horseshoe Bend

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 719 feet (219 meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 37.67528, -120.23000



Horseshoe Bend MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Horseshoe Bend"
Tertiary: Mercury
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

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Ownership

Production

Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Plant Type:
Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method:
Milling Method:
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Year Last Production:
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Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Physiographic Detail:
Name:
Form: BLANKET


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Cinnabar


Comments

Comment Type:
Location
Comment NORTH SHORE OF MERCED RIVER AT HORSESHOE BAR. UTM LOCATION TO HORSESHOE BEND


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: MURDOCH, JOSEPH, AND WEBB, R. W., 1966, MINERALS OF CALIFORNIA...CENTENNIAL VOLUME (1866 - 1966): CDMG BULL. 189
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BECKER, G. F., 1888, GEOLOGY OF THE QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS OF THE PACIFIC SLOPE: USGS MON 13
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: TURNER, H. W., FURTHER CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE GEOLOGY OF THE SIERRA NEVADA: USGS 17TH ANN. RPT. PT. 1, P. 521 - 762.
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: LOWELL, F. L., 1916, MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE COUNTIES OF EL NORTE, HUMBOLDT, MENDOCINO, MARIPOSA, MERCED, SAN JOACHIN, AND STANISLAUS: CMBR 14, P. 602.
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A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
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All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

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