The Lugo Claims is a manganese mine located in Imperial county, California.
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Name: Lugo Claims
Lat, Long: 33.03984, -115.36635
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Lugo Claims MRDS details
Primary: Lugo Claims
Secondary: Palo Verde
Secondary: Lost Donkey
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Analytical Data: ORE GRADE 40 TO 45 PERCENT MANGANESE
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: 4 MAIN VEINS CONTAIN BLACK MANGANESE OXIDES; CALCITE AND WALL ROCK FRAGMENTS, AND ARE ENCLOSED IN COUNTRY ROCK OF DARK GRAY LAVA, PROBABLY ANDESITE. MANGANESE OXIDES, MAINLY PSILOMELANE, HAVE PECULIAR STOLACTITIC STRUCTURES OF MINUTE CYLINDRICAL RODS AND SERIES OF WAVY PLATES. TWO PERIODS OF MINERALIZATION OCCURRED; DEPOSITION OF MANGANESE IN FISSURES AND THEN DEPOSITION OF CALCITE IN REOPENED FISSURES, LEAVING RUGS WHICH WERE FILLED BY EROSION PROCESSES.
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 125 1943 P. 119
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 152 1950 PP. 76 - 77
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