The Easy Pickins Prospect is a gold mine located in Imperial county, California.
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Name: Easy Pickins Prospect
Lat, Long: 32.67611, -116.01444
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Easy Pickins Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Easy Pickins Prospect
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Lower California
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene
Comment (Location): IN THE JACUMBA WILDERNESS.
Comment (Workings): SHAFT HAS CAVED IN.
Reference (Deposit): TODD, V.R., KILBURN, J.E., DETRA, D.E., GRISCOM, ANDREW, KRUSE, F.A., AND MCHUGH, E.L., 1987, MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE JACUMBA (IN-KO-PAH) WILDERNESS STUDY AREA, IMPERIAL COUNTY, CALFORNIA: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL. 1711-D, 15 P
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
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