The Wright Prospect is a mine located in Sonoma county, California.
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Name: Wright Prospect
Lat, Long: 38.81778, -123.00750
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Wright Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Wright Prospect
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Coast Ranges
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: ORE GRADE LESS THAN 10 PERCENT MANGANESE
Comment (Location): LOCATED IN SE 1/4 SECTION 7 , UTM APPROX.
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: BRECCIATED WHITE CHERT CARRIES MANGANESE FILMS ON FRACTURE SURFACES. INTERBEDDED BROWN AND WHITE CHERT STRIKES N 15 E AND DIPS 45 E. MANGANESE OCCURS AS THIN FILMS ON JOINT AND BEDDING SURFACES.
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 152 1950 P. 286
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 125 1943 P. 188
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