The Cal-Pine is a tungsten mine located in Alpine 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.
Lat, Long: 38.72417, -119.88722
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Cal-Pine MRDS details
District: Hope Valley
Owner Name: C. C. Munck Al Tahoe
Years: 1971 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): UTM. ACC.
Comment (Production): FIRST PROSPECTED FOR GOLD MANY YEARS AGO.
Comment (Workings): OPEN CUTS, UP TO 50 FT LONG, ADIT
Comment (Geology): DEPOSIT W/1 MINERALIZATION BELT EXTENDING SE TO BURNSIDE MINE. DISSEMINATED, FINE-GRAINED SCHEELITE W VARYING AMOUNTS OF PYRITE AND HEMATITE OCCURS IN IRON-STAINED GARNET-TACTITE. TACTITE IN CONTACT METAMORPHIC ZONE W GRANODIORITE TO W, SCHIST AND QUARTZITE TO E. ALSO SEVERAL NARROW NW QTZ VEINS W PYRITE.
Comment (Deposit): INCORRECTLY INTERCHANGED W BURNSIDE MINE ON USGS IS MIN MARKLEEVILLE SHEET, 1956 ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): CLARK, W. B., 1977 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF ALPINE COUNTY, CALIF.: CDMG COUNTY REPT NO. 8 , P
Reference (Production): CLARK, 1977
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