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Libby Group

The Libby Group is a molybdenum mine located in Alpine county, California at an elevation of 7,999 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: Libby Group  

State:  California

County:  Alpine

Elevation: 7,999 Feet (2,438 Meters)

Commodity: Molybdenum

Lat, Long: 38.5453, -119.83640

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Libby Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Libby Group


Primary: Molybdenum


State: California
County: Alpine

Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): C D M & G CO. REPT. 8, P.33, 1977

Reference (Deposit): CAL. ST.MINING BUR. REPT. 27, P.491

Reference (Deposit): 8N-20E

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