The Little Deer Prospect No. 1 and 2 is a mine located in Trinity county, California.
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Name: Little Deer Prospect No. 1 and 2
Lat, Long: 40.01778, -123.22556
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Little Deer Prospect No. 1 and 2 MRDS details
Primary: Little Deer Prospect No. 1 and 2
Secondary: Trinkle and Purcell
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
Analytical Data: ORE GRADE 15 TO 28 PERCENT MANGANESE, 47 TO 67 PERCENT SILICA, FOR PROSPECT NO. 2 . ORE GRADE 16.7 PERCENT MANGANESE, 62.9 PERCENT SILICA FOR PROSPECT NO.
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: NO. 2 ORE BODY ENCLOSED IN THIN-BEDDED RED TO GREY CHERT, AND IS CONTINUOUS FOR AT LEAST 75 FT. ORE BODY IS CUT OFF BY A FAULT ON ITS S. END. ORE BODY IS 12 FT. WIDE AT N. END, IS SILICEOUS AND CONSISTS OF BLACK OXIDE ORE CONTAINING NUMEROUS CORES OF IRON STAINED SILICA SKELETONS. S. PART OF ORE BODY IS LESS SILICEOUS. NO. 1 IS A BODY OF LOW GRADE SILICEOUS ORE. ORE IS IN THIN-BEDDED CHERT, SEPARATED BY SOFT SHALE PARTINGS. MANGANESE IS PRESENT IN VEINLETS AND AS IMPREGNATIONS IN CHERT.
Comment (Location): NO. 2 IS NEAR S. CENTER SECTION 17
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 152 1950 PP. 320 - 321
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 125 1943 PP. 199 - 200
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