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Hinch Mine (Hinch and Clary deposit), Black Creek area, Melones District, Mother Lode Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA

Latitude: 38°3'2"N
Longitude: 120°38'43"W
A former Cr mine.
Active in 1905 and during World War I. Developed by open cuts and shafts.

location: Sec. 10, T2N, R12E, MDM.,
Near Pool's Station, 6 miles west of Angels Camp.


Harder, Edmund Cecil (1910), Some chromite deposits n western and central California: USGS Bulletin 430: 176.

Bradley, W.W., et al (1918), Manganese and chromium in California: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 76: 121-122.

Cater, F.W., Jr. (1948b), Chromite deposits of Calaveras and Amador Counties, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 134, part III, Chapter 2: 47-48, Pl. 5.

California Journal of Mines and Geology (1925): (Report 21): 21: 165.

Clark, Wm. B. & P.A. Lydon (1962), Mines and mineral resources of Calaveras County, California: California Division of Mines & Geology County Report 2; [… Geological Society of America Proceedings, 1933: 312-313, 1934]: 129, Pl. D.

Stinson, Melvin Clarence (1975) California Division of Mining and Geology Mineral Property Report (unpublished).

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 155 (map 4-6), 433.

Clark, William B. & Lydon, Philip A. (1963), Mines and Mineral Resources of Calaveras County, California, California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report No. 2: Page 129.

Mineral List

var: Chromian Clinochlore

'Serpentine Group'

4 entries listed. 1 valid mineral. 1 erroneous literature entry.

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