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Black Angus Mine

The Black Angus Mine is a mine located in Imperial county, California at an elevation of 1,001 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: Black Angus Mine  

State:  California

County:  Imperial

Elevation: 1,001 Feet (305 Meters)


Lat, Long: 33.3886, -114.96190

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Black Angus Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Black Angus Mine
Secondary: Black Widow Mine
Secondary: Black Angus
Secondary: Angus No. 2


Tertiary: Barium-Barite
Tertiary: Fluorine-Fluorite
Tertiary: Iron
Tertiary: Manganese


State: California
County: Imperial

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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: Private Lease


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Owner Name: Wardlow, Morris And Shirley
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1976


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1954
Discovery Year: 1952
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Unknown: Barite
Unknown: Fluorite
Unknown: Hematite
Unknown: Psilomelane
Unknown: Pyrolusite


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Reference (Deposit): U. S. BUREAU OF MINES RI 5579, 1960, P. 33.

Reference (Deposit): CALIF. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. COUNTY REPORT 7, 1977, P. 73.

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