The Pilot Knob Prospect is a mine located in Imperial county, California at an elevation of 600 feet.
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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.
Name: Pilot Knob Prospect
Elevation: 600 Feet (183 Meters)
Lat, Long: 33.1217, -114.97310
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Pilot Knob Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Pilot Knob Prospect
Owner Name: M. C Turner
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1974
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1918
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Salton Trough
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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. 76.
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