Big Slope prospect, Little Chief Mountain, Pala, Pala District, San Diego Co., California, USA
The Big Slope prospect is located in the NE4SE4 Sec. 23, T9S R2W SBM, about 1.75 miles (2.8 km) northeast of Pala, on the west slope of Little Chief Mountain. The shallow surface workings are in a pegmatite deposit which is encumbered by private agricultural land. Elevation approximately 978' AMSL.
ReferencesJahns, R. H. and Wright, L. A. (1951), Gem and Lithium-bearing pegmatites of the Pala District, San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines special report 7A: p. 14; plate 2.
Weber, F. H. (1963), Geology and mineral resources of San Diego County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology, County Report 3: p. 98.
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