The True Friend and Silver Moon Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Imperial county, California.
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Name: True Friend and Silver Moon Mine
Commodity: Silver, Lead
Lat, Long: 33.18806, -114.91111
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True Friend and Silver Moon Mine MRDS details
Primary: True Friend and Silver Moon Mine
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): N SIDE OF CENTRAL CHOCOLATE MOUNTAINS.
Comment (Workings): ADIT DRIVEN 150 FT S50W WITH 50 FT CROSSCUT AT 70 FT; 200 FT SOUTH IS A 50 FT SHAFT OVER TOP OF RIDGE.
Reference (Deposit): MORTON, P.K., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF IMPERIAL COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: CAL. DIV. MINES AND GEOLOGY, COUNTY REPORT NO. 7, P. 93
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
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