The Pilot Knob Prospect is a mine located in Imperial county, California.
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Name: Pilot Knob Prospect
Lat, Long: 33.12167, -114.97306
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Pilot Knob Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Pilot Knob Prospect
Secondary: Well Earned
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Salton Trough
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: ORE GRADE REPORTED TO BE 35 TO 40 PERCENT MANGANESE, 14 PERCENT SILICA.
Comment (Location): LOCATION APPROXIMATE
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: ORE HAS WIDTH (DEPTH?) OF 6 TO 8 FEET, AND AVERAGE THICKNESS OF 20 FEET.
Comment (Deposit): ORE HAS WIDTH (DEPTH?) OF 6 TO 8 FEET, AND AVERAGE THICKNESS OF 20 FEET.
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 125 1943 P. 119
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 152 1950 P. 77
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