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Volunteer Group of Claims

The Volunteer Group of Claims is a copper mine located in Imperial county, California at an elevation of 1,460 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: Volunteer Group of Claims  

State:  California

County:  Imperial

Elevation: 1,460 Feet (445 Meters)

Commodity: Copper

Lat, Long: 33.1031, -114.83560

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Volunteer Group of Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Volunteer Group of Claims
Secondary: Volunteer Group Mine


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


Location

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.


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES OPEN-FILE REPORT MLA 18-86, 1986, NO. 2,

Reference (Deposit): TABLE 1, P. 9.

Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOL., V. 38, 1942, P. 112.

Reference (Deposit): CALIF. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. COUNTY REPORT 7, 1977, P. 38.

Reference (Deposit): CALIF. STATE MINING BUR. REPORT, V. 22, 1926, P. 253.


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