The Carr Prospect is a mercury mine located in Trinity county, California at an elevation of 4,639 feet.
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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.
Name: Carr Prospect
Elevation: 4,639 Feet (1,414 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.13778, -122.54056
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Carr Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Carr Prospect
District: Altoona District
Owner Name: Mrs. E. Johnston
Years: 1965 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Silica-carbonate Hg
Form: FRACTURE COATINGS
Comment (Location): LOCATION TO CENTER OF SECTION
Comment (Workings): TRENCHES
Comment (Geology): LITTLE INFORMATION AVAILABLE. PRESUMABLY SIMILAR TO ALTOONA MINE
Reference (Deposit): O'BRIEN, J.C., 1965, MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF TRINITY COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, COUNTY REPORT 4, P. 120.
Reference (Deposit): BAILEY, E.H., U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, PERSONAL FILES
Reference (Deposit): HOLMES, G.W., JR., 1965, MERCURY IN CALIFORNIA: IN MERCURY POTENTIAL OF THE UNITED STATES: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 8252, P. 174, 199.
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