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Grovers Hot Springs Deposit

The Grovers Hot Springs Deposit is a limestone, general mine located in Alpine county, California.

About the MRDS Data:

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.

Mine Info

Name: Grovers Hot Springs Deposit  

State:  California

County:  Alpine

Elevation:

Commodity: Limestone, General

Lat, Long: 38.69583, -119.84333

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Grovers Hot Springs Deposit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Grovers Hot Springs Deposit


Commodity

Primary: Limestone, General
Secondary: Magnesite


Location

State: California
County: Alpine


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Sierra Nevada Batholith


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ORGANIC MATTER-TRACE.
Analytical Data: FE AND AL 0.32
Analytical Data: MGCO3 1.16 , SILICA .82
Analytical Data: CACO3 6.38
Analytical Data: NA2CO3 34.10
Analytical Data: NA2SO4 12.02
Analytical Data: ANALYSIS GR/US GAL NACL 19.91


Materials

Ore: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Commodity): APPARENTLY NO USE OF TUFA.

Comment (Location): UTM. ACC. W 1/2

Comment (Geology): GEOL.COM: CLOSE TO A N STRIKING FAULT THAT HAS BEEN TRACED TO NEVADA. TWO GROUPS OF SPRINGS HAVE TEMP. (SOME YEARS AGO) FROM 128 - 146 DEG F. ACCUMULATION OF TERRACE CALCAREOUS TUFA IS STILL GOING ON.

Comment (Deposit): POPULAR HOT SPRINGS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): CDM JOUR V. 43 , NO 3 , 1947 , P 206


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