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The Western Mining History database of mines is currently in beta form. The database uses the full USGS Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS) database. More information about this section will be posted soon.




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Cave Mountain

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.

State: California
County: San Bernardino
Elevation: 1,480 feet (451 meters)
Latitude: 35.11
Longitude: -116.36030
Primary: Iron

Cave Mountain MRDS Details

All data originates from the USGS Mineral Resource Data System.

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Cave Mountain"
Secondary: "Meir"
Secondary: "Arrowhead Lode"
Primary: Iron
State: California
County: San Bernardino
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land Ownership: Unknown
Administrative Organization:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
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Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
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Structure

Alterations

Rocks



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References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOL., V. 49, 1953, TABULATED LIST,
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Deposit
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Reference: NO. 214, P. 65.
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Deposit
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Reference: SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY,
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Reference Category:
Deposit
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Reference: VOL. III - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: P. 132.
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