The Unnamed Prospect No. 1 is a mine located in Imperial county, California.
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Name: Unnamed Prospect No. 1
Lat, Long: 32.81528, -116.08778
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Unnamed Prospect No. 1 MRDS details
Primary: Unnamed Prospect No. 1
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
Comment (Workings): SEVERAL BULLDOZER CUTS AND A 20 FT. CROSSCUT ADIT DRIVEN NW. PROSPECTED DURING 1953 - 1958.
Comment (Location): NW 1/4 SE 1/4, UTM EST.
Comment (Production): LITTLE OR NO PRODUCTION
Comment (Deposit): SEVERAL DISCONTINUOUS CALC-SILICATE ZONES, STRONG POSSIBILTY EXISTS THAT MINERALIZED ZONE LIES IN A REMNANT RESULTING FROM ASSIMILATION OF A FORMER LIMESTONE BED.
Reference (Deposit): MORTON, P. K., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF IMPERIAL COUNTY; COUNTY REPT. 7, CA. DIV. MINES AND GEOLOGY, P. 96
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