Mac Donald Prospect

The Mac Donald Prospect is a mine located in Imperial 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: Mac Donald Prospect  

State:  California

County:  Imperial

Elevation:

Commodity:

Lat, Long: 33.41167, -114.82056

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Mac Donald Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Mac Donald Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Manganese


Location

State: California
County: Imperial


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Andesite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Andesite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Andesite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: ORE VEINS, WITH MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 2 FT., OCCUR IN ANDESITIC BRECCIA. VEINS STRIKE N 45 W, AND DIP VERTICALLY

Comment (Deposit): ORE VEINS, WITH MAXIMUM WIDTH OF 2 FT., OCCUR IN ANDESITIC BRECCIA. VEINS STRIKE N 45 W, AND DIP VERTICALLY

Comment (Location): ESTIMATED LAT/LONG AT CENTER OF SECTION 12.; LATITUDE-LONGITUDE VALUES CALCULATED FROM TOWNSHIP, RANGE, SECTION.


References

Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 152 1950 P. 77

Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 125 1943 P. 119


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