Unnamed Prospect

The Unnamed Prospect is a tungsten 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: Unnamed Prospect  

State:  California

County:  Imperial

Elevation:

Commodity: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 32.65472, -115.98472

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Unnamed Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unnamed Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Garnet


Location

State: California
County: Imperial


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: W skarn


Orebody

Form: LENSE


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Tonalite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: TWO SAMPLES OF SKARN: 0.43% WO3, 1.46% WO3. FOUR OTHER SAMPLES HAD <0.1% WO3.


Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Tremolite
Ore: Garnet


Comments

Comment (Location): IN THE JACUMBA WILDERNESS.

Comment (Deposit): FINE TO MEDIUM GRAINED DIOPSIDE-TREMOLITE-GARNET SKARN ALONG CONTACT BETWEEN TONALITE AND BIOTITE SCHIST. SCHEELITE DISSEMINATED IN BLOCKS 0.5 INCHES ACROSS AND IN STRINGERS 0.25 INCHES THICK AND 3 INCHES LONG.

Comment (Workings): 1) TRENCH, 2) INCLINE S80W


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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