The Oro Fino No. 2 is a mine located in Siskiyou county, California.
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Lat, Long: 41.57694, -122.90028
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Oro Fino No. 2 MRDS details
Primary: Oro Fino No. 2
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Silurian
Analytical Data: ORE GRADE ABOUT 25 PERCENT MANGANESE
Comment (Location): LOCATED IN SE 1/4 SECTION 17 , UTM APPROX
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: MANGANESE ORE BED STRIKES N 20 E, DIPS ABOUT VERTICAL, WITH BANDED QUARTZITE WALL ROCKS, AND SLATE AND PHYLLITE EXPOSED NEARBY. ORE IS BANDED QUARTZ CARBONATE. GRAY CARBONATE LAYERS, OFTEN CONTORTED AND WITH AUGENS OF BROWN CARBONATE, ALTERNATE WITH QUARTZITE BANDS. SOME PALE YELLOW CARBONATE IS PRESENT. MOST OF ORE IS OXIDIZED TO THIN SURFACE FILMS, BUT LITTLE HIGH GRADE ORE IS PRESENT
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 152 1950 P. 278
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