Charles Mountain Mine (Charles Mountain prospect; Charles Mountain deposit; Woods Mine; Woods claim; Weed; Hall), Bridgeville, Coastal Range, Humboldt Co., California, USA
A former Mn mine located in secs. 2 & 11, T1S, R4E, HM, on Charles Mountain (7.9 km (4.9 miles) WNW of the coordinates of record for the mountain), 12.1 km (7.5 miles) SE of Bridgeville and about 12 miles N of Blocksburg.
Mineralization is hosted in rocks of the Knoxville Formation (chert).
ReferencesAverill, Charles V. (1941), Mineral resources of Trinity and Humboldt Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 37): 37(4): 519.
Trask, Parker Davies, Ivan F. Wilson & F.S. Simons (1943), Manganese deposits of California – a summary report: California Division Mines Bulletin 125: 59, 77.
Trask, Parker Davies (1950) Geologic description of the manganese deposits of California. California Division of Mines Bulletin 152, 378 pp.: 64-65.
Trengrove, Russell R. (1960), Reconnaissance of California Manganese Deposits, U.S. Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 5579: 6, Pl. 1.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 101, 278, 297, 320, 321.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 213, 415.
5 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.
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