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Big Blue Mine group (Big Blue group; North Extension Sumner; Jeff Davis; Bull Run; Beauregard; Urbana; Frank; Content; Big Blue-Sumner; Glue Gouge), Lake Isabella, Kernville, Cove District, Kern Co., California, USA

Latitude: 35°43'40"N
Longitude: 118°26'2"W
A former group of Au-Cu-Pb-Ag mines located in sec. 28 and the NW¼ sec. 32, E½ sec. 21, T28S, R33E, MDM, 1½ miles SW of Kernville. Started in 1860.

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Bismuthinite
Chalcopyrite
Galena
Gold
Marcasite
Molybdenite
Pyrrhotite
Sphalerite
Stibnite


10 entries listed. 9 valid minerals.

Localities in this Region

USA
  • California
    • Kern Co.
      • Cove District
        • Kernville
          • Lake Isabella

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References

Prout, John W., Jr. (1940), Geology of the Big Blue group of mines, Kernville, California: California Division Mines Report 36: 379-421.

Rocks & Minerals (1943): 18: 234.

Troxel, Bennie Wyatt & P.K. Morton (1962), Mines and mineral resources of Kern County, California: California Division Mines & Geology County Report No. 1, 370 pp.: 97-99, 118, 212.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 107, 254, 269, 311.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 69, 74, 79, 84, 89, 103, 126, 128.

Map No. 122: 136.

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