The Unknown Name is a gold mine located in Imperial county, California.
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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.
Name: Unknown Name
Lat, Long: 32.84167, -114.79889
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Unknown Name MRDS details
Primary: Unknown Name
District: Cargo Muchacho Mountains
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: Salton Trough
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): SE CARGO MUCHACHO MOUNTAINS.
Comment (Workings): 30 FT DRIFT-ADIT DRIVEN NE, NE UPSLOPE IS 30 FT INCLINES SHAFT AND 30 FT TUNNEL THROUGH RIDGE. 500 FT NE IS A PROSPECT PIT.
Comment (Deposit): LENTICULAR MASSES OF QUARTZ A FOOT WIDE. HANGING WALL PLANAR, FOOTWALL IRREGULAR. MOSTLY COMPOSED OF HIGHLY ALTERED BRECCIA AND FE-STAINED WALL ROCK.
Reference (Deposit): MORTON, P.K., 1977, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF IMPERIAL COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA DIVISION MINES AND GEOLOGY, COUNTY REPORT NO. 7, P. 61
Reference (Other Database): CIMRI
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