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Hirz Mountain Baryte deposit, Hirz Mountain, East Shasta Copper - Zinc District, Klamath Mts, Shasta Co., California, USA

Latitude: 40°54'8"N
Longitude: 122°14'39"W
A baryte occurrence/deposit located in sec. 7, T35N, R3W, MDM, 0.6 km (2,000 feet) NNE of Hirz Mountain (coordinates of record), on National Forest land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

NOTE: The MRDS file presents geographic coordinates which are in error. The values of 40°45'08"N, 122°14'39"W, are not consistent with the coordinates of sec. 7, T35N, R3W, MDM. The error is an apparent character inversion of "45" for "54" in the minutes value for the latitude.

Local rocks include Triassic marine rocks, unit 2 (Eastern Klamath Mountains).

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1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.

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USGS Lamoine Quadrangle topo map.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10165305.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060890112.

USGS crib No. MO24296.

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