The Lambert Group is a chromium mine located in Whatcom county, Washington at an elevation of 3,999 feet.
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Name: Lambert Group
Elevation: 3,999 Feet (1,219 Meters)
Lat, Long: 48.68444, -121.98778
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Lambert Group MRDS details
Primary: Lambert Group
Secondary: Claims: Anne
District: Mount Baker District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Owner Name: Yamate Trading Co., Ltd.
Home Office: San Francisco, Ca
Years: 1956 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1930
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Northern Cascade Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Podiform chromite (minor)
Form: VEIN, DISSEMINATED
Analytical Data: CULTUS AND SKOOKUM CLAIMS: 16.49-36.92% CR2O3, CR/FE 2.65. SISTERS CLAIM: 45-52% CR2O3. VALUES FOR LAMBERT GROUP ( MARSHALL, 1965): 56.58-58.14% CR2O3, 14.59-15.03% FE, CR/FE 2.65
Analytical Data: THESE ARE INCONSISTANT WITH SOME OF THE VALUES GIVEN FOR INDIVIDUAL CLAIMS.
Comment (Location): ON WESTERN SLOPE OF TWIN SISTERS PEAK.
Comment (Deposit): 6 CLAIMS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Deposit): MRDS RECORD W017924 HAS BEEN MERGED WITH THIS RECORD AND DELETED
Comment (Deposit): 2 DEPOSITS ABOUT 800 FT APART ON OPPOSITE SIDES OF CREEK. NORTHERN DEPOSIT HAS SEVERAL THOUSAND TONS OF 50% CHROMITE IN BANDED AND DISSEMINATED ORE ZONE 240 FT LONG, UP TO 50 FT WIDE, AND HAVING EXPOSED DEPTH OF 50 FT. THE SOUTHERN DEPOSIT IS SIMILAR BUT SMALLER AND LOWER GRADE. CULTUS CLAIM: DISSEMINATED CHROMITE IN ZONE 5 FT WIDE, 200 FT LONG SHOWS IN BLUFF TO DEPTH OF 30 FT. SKOOKUM CLAIM: 10-30 FT WIDE AND 80 FT LONG. ROBERT AND ANNE CLAIMS: CHROMITE STRINGERS 1-6 INCHES THICK AND 5-20 FT LONG. SISTERS CLAIM: CHROMITE VEIN 1-2 FT. THICK, 20 FT LONG, N 20 DEG W STRIKE. WARREN CLAIM: SEVERAL IRREGULAR SHOWINGS OF LOW-GRADE ORE 5-10 FT THICK.
Reference (Deposit): HUNTTING, M.T., 1956, INVENTORY OF WASHINGTON MINERALS - PART II, METALLIC MINERALS: WASHINGTON DIVISION OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULL. 37, P. 40-42
Reference (Deposit): MOEN, W.S., 1969, MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF WHATCOM COUNTY, WASHINGTON: WASHINGTON DIVISION OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, BULL. 57, P. 67-68
Reference (Deposit): U.S.GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, 1966, MINERAL AND WATER RESOURCES OF WASHINGTON: U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, P. 69.
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