The Whiteman is a mine located in Trinity county, California.
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Lat, Long: 40.43194, -123.32417
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Whiteman MRDS details
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 Jurassic
Analytical Data: AVERAGE GRADE ABOUT 5 PERCENT MANGANESE
Comment (Location): LOCATED IN SW 1/4 SECTION 30
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: 3 SEPARATE BODIES OF MANGANIFEROUS RED AND PURPLE CHERT, AND ARE 250 FT. LONG, 20 FT. THICK; 80 FT. LONG, 25 FT. THICK; AND 50 FT. LONG, 20 FT. THICK. LARGEST BODY STRIKES N 60 E AT N. E. END, AND N 45 W AT S. W. END, DIPPING 45 E. ROCKS ADJACENT TO CHERT ARE GREENSTONE AND SERPENTINE. MANGANESE OXIDE OCCURS MOSTLY AS STAINS AND COATINGS, BUT TO SOME EXTENT PENETRATES CHERT. PRESUMABLY DERIVED FROM MANGANIFEROUS CHERT, BUT MAY COME FROM RHODONITE, BECAUSE A SMALL AMOUNT OF PINK RHODONITE IS PRESENT.
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 125 1943 P. 205
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 152 1950 P. 340
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