The Silver King is a mine located in Imperial county, California at an elevation of 899 feet.
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Name: Silver King
Elevation: 899 Feet (274 Meters)
Lat, Long: 33.10861, -114.94944
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Silver King MRDS details
Primary: Silver King
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: 5 OZ AU, 20 - 30 % PB
Comment (Deposit): GALENA OCCURS IN IRREGULAR BRANCHES IN DIKE
Comment (Workings): SHAFT SUNK ON FOOTWALL SIDE OF DIKE 20 FT. DEEP.
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: DIKE 15 - 25 FT. WIDE
Reference (Deposit): GOODWIN, J. G., 1957 ; LEAD AND ZINC IN CALIFORNIA; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 53 , NOS. 3 & 4 ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 449 .
Reference (Deposit): SAMPSON, R. J. AND TUCKER, W. B., 1942 ; MINERAL RESOURCES OF IMPERIAL COUNTY; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 38 , NO. 2 ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 128
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