The Lugo Mine is a limestone, general mine located in Imperial county, California at an elevation of 860 feet.
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Name: Lugo Mine
Elevation: 860 Feet (262 Meters)
Commodity: Limestone, General
Lat, Long: 33.3489, -114.82830
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Lugo Mine MRDS details
Primary: Lugo Mine
Secondary: Jack Ass Mine
Secondary: Mcintyre Manganese Deposit
Secondary: Lost Donkey Mine
Secondary: Palo Verde Mine
Secondary: American No. 3
Primary: Limestone, General
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.
Type: Federal Lease
Owner Name: Scott, W. D., Cornwall, J., Williams, B.
Home Office: Blythe, CA
Info Year: 1975
Owner Name: Federal Government-Bureau Of Land Management
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1976
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1918
Discovery Year: 1917
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Geology): 1-19-76-SECONDARY MINERALIZATION INCLUDES CALCITE, BARITE, &
Reference (Deposit): CALIFL. DIV. MINES BULLETIN 152, 1950, P. 76-77.
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES RI 5579, 1960, P. 33.
Reference (Deposit): CALIF. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. COUNTUY REPORT 7, 1977, P. 75.
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