The Sharp Prospect is a mine located in Sonoma county, California.
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Name: Sharp Prospect
Lat, Long: 38.555, -122.67000
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Sharp Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Sharp Prospect
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: California Coast Ranges
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: DEPOSIT CONSISTS OF SILICEOUS ZONE IN FRANCISCAN GREENSTONE. IT IS HEAVILY STAINED WITH MANGANESE OXIDE AND LOCALLY CARRIES A FEW PERCENT METALLIC MANGANESE
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 125 1943 P. 188
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 152 1950 P. 285
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