The Lighthill Prospect is a mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 2,999 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: Lighthill Prospect
Elevation: 2,999 Feet (914 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.73, -122.97720
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Lighthill Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Lighthill Prospect
Owner Name: George Lighthill
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1974
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1942
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): DOM BULL 152, 1950, PP 275-6
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