The Wright Prospect is a mine located in Sonoma county, California at an elevation of 499 feet.
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Name: Wright Prospect
Elevation: 499 Feet (152 Meters)
Lat, Long: 38.8103, -123.01280
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Wright Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Wright Prospect
Owner Name: George Wright
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1974
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1942
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Coast Ranges
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): DOM BULL 125 P 188
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