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Iron Mountain group (Minarets Iron deposit; Woods Iron Mine claims; Minarets Magnetite prospect; Iron Mountain Magnetite deposit; Iron Mountain prospects; Magnetic Iron Mine claim), Iron Mountain (3), Minarets District (Mountain District; Raymond District; Minaret District), Ritter Range, Madera Co., California, USA

Latitude: 37°36'39"N
Longitude: 119°10'40"W
An Fe deposit/group of claims/prospect located in sec. 1, T4S, R25E, and in sec. 7, T4S, R26E, MDM, 1.2 km (4,000 feet) W of Iron Mountain (3) (coordinates of record), and W of Iron LAke, at an elevation of 10,000 feet, on private (patented) land within a National Forest wilderness area (Ansel Adams Wilderness). Discovered in 1883. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 10 to 500 meters (2 MAS-MILS files).

Local rocks include Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 3 (Sierra Nevada, Death Valley area, Northern Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges).

Workings include surface openings.

Mineral List

Actinolite
Cerussite
Epidote
'Garnet'
Grossular
Magnetite
Phlogopite


7 entries listed. 6 valid minerals.

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References

Goldstone, L.P. (1890), Fresno County, California: California Mining Bureau. Report 10: 191.

Erwin, H.D. (1934), Geology and mineral resources of northeastern Madera County, California: California Division Mines Report 30: 63, 65, 67.

Goudey, Hatfield (1936), Minerals – Ritter Range, California: Mineralogist: 4(5): 7.

Severy, C.L. (1946) Exploration of the Minarets iron deposit, Madera County, California. US Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 3985, 12 pp.: 5.

Trask, Parker Davies & Frank S. Simons (1948), Minarets magnetite deposits of Iron Mountain, Madera County, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 129: 117-128.

Logan, Clarence August (1950), Mines and mineral resources of Madera County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 46): 46(4): 46: 476.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 64, 125, 176, 194, 251, 288.

USGS Bulletin 1516-D (1982): 105, 106, 134-138.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 150, 396.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10072450, 10139536 & 10163319.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060390541 & 0060390244.

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