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Easy Pickins Prospect

The Easy Pickins Prospect is a gold 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: Easy Pickins Prospect  

State:  California

County:  Imperial

Elevation:

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 32.67611, -116.01444

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Easy Pickins Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Easy Pickins Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: California
County: Imperial


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Lower California


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Location): IN THE JACUMBA WILDERNESS.

Comment (Workings): SHAFT HAS CAVED IN.


References

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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