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Buckhorn Mine, Darwin, Darwin District, Darwin Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA

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A former Pb mine located in sec. 31, T18S, R41E, MDM, about 6.6 km NNE of Darwin, on the NE margin of the Darwin Hills, on Bureau of Land Management wilderness land (Darwin Falls Wilderness). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 10 meters.

Local rocks include Permian marine sedimentary rocks, unit 1 (Death Valley and Mojave Desert).

Workings include unspecified underground openings (topo map reflects 2 shaft symbols).

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Hall, Wayne Everett & E.M. Mackevett (1958), Economic geology of the Darwin quadrangle, Inyo County, California: Calif Division of Mines Special Report 51, 77 pp.: 22.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 102 (map 3-6).

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10285022.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060271911.

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