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Chocolate Mtns Silica Co

The Chocolate Mtns Silica Co is a limestone, general mine located in Imperial county, California at an elevation of 801 feet.

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: Chocolate Mtns Silica Co  

State:  California

County:  Imperial

Elevation: 801 Feet (244 Meters)

Commodity: Limestone, General

Lat, Long: 33.1383, -115.13060

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Chocolate Mtns Silica Co MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Chocolate Mtns Silica Co


Primary: Limestone, General
Tertiary: Silica


State: California
County: Imperial

Land Status

Land ownership: Unknown
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Salton Trough

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Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOL., V. 38, 1942, P. 139.

Reference (Deposit): CALIF. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. COUNTY REPORT 7, 1977, P. 90.

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