Tio Rico

The Tio Rico is a iron mine located in Imperial county, California.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Tio Rico  

State:  California

County:  Imperial

Elevation:

Commodity: Iron

Lat, Long: 33.21944, -114.83778

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Tio Rico MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Tio Rico
Secondary: Black Mint


Commodity

Primary: Iron


Location

State: California
County: Imperial


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Campbell, Robert J.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Hematite


Comments

Comment (Location): MIDDLE OF S 1/2; UTM EST.

Comment (Deposit): BODY LIES PARALLEL TO FOLIATION IN GNEISS

Comment (Deposit): SEVERAL OTHER SIMILAR OCCURRENCES ARE EXPOSED IN THE AREA ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Workings): SHALLOW PITS.


References

Reference (Deposit): MORTON, P.K., 1977: MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES IMPERIAL COUNTY; CA. DIV. MINES & GEOLOGY, COUNTY REPT. 7, P. 65


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