Hess Mine

The Hess Mine is a tungsten mine located in Mono county, California at an elevation of 10,400 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: Hess Mine  

State:  California

County:  Mono

Elevation: 10,400 Feet (3,170 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 37.9958, -119.30000

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Hess Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hess Mine
Secondary: Tungsten Associates Ltd. Mine
Secondary: Mono Ore
Secondary: Hoover Wilderness


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: California
County: Mono


Land Status

Land ownership: National Wilderness
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

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Hess, Gus
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1978


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES OPEN-FILE REPORT MLA 49-82, 1982, PLATE 1,

Reference (Deposit): NOS. 61, 62, AND 63.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES OPEN-FILE REPORT MLA 7-82, 1982, FIGURE 1.