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Cal-Pine

The Cal-Pine is a tungsten mine located in Alpine 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: Cal-Pine  

State:  California

County:  Alpine

Elevation:

Commodity: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 38.72417, -119.88722

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Cal-Pine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Cal-Pine
Secondary: Valpine


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: California
County: Alpine
District: Hope Valley


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: C. C. Munck Al Tahoe
Years: 1971 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Contact Metasomatic
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

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


References

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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