The Guthrie Group Big Red Mountain, Mitty, Merle, Last Chance, Surprise is a chromium mine located in Mendocino county, California.
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Name: Guthrie Group Big Red Mountain, Mitty, Merle, Last Chance, Surprise
Primary Mineral: Chromium
Lat, Long: 39.88313, -123.66903
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Guthrie Group Big Red Mountain, Mitty, Merle, Last Chance, Surprise MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Guthrie Group Big Red Mountain, Mitty, Merle, Last Chance, Surprise
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: MORE THAN 100 CLAIMS FILED IN 1918; 914 TONS SHIPPED TO 1929. NO SHIPMENTS MADE IN RECENT YEARS.|
|Comment: IDLE. THE ORE CAME FROM 10 OR MORE LENSES; THE LARGEST DEPOSIT IS BELIEVED TO HAVE YIELDED ABOUT 100 TONS. SOME STREAKS AND NODULES OF CHROMITE STILL SHOW IN THE SERPENTINE ON THE MARIE, MITTY, LAST CHANCE AND SURPRISE CLAIMS. UNION CARBIDE EXPLORED IN SEC. 18 FOR NICKEL.|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES & GEOLOGY V. 49, NO. 4 OCT., 1953, PP. 356, 357, 377