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Hornet Mine, Iron Mountain [town], West Shasta Copper - Zinc District, Klamath Mts, Shasta Co., California, USA

Latitude: 40°40'13"N
Longitude: 122°31'50"W
A Au-pyrite mine located in the NE¼ sec. 34, and in the SE¼NW¼ sec. 35, T33N, R6W, MDM, 0.6 km (2,100 feet) W of Iron Mountain (town), along Slickrock Creek. MRDS database accuracy for this location is not stated.

Local rocks include Paleozoic metavolcanic rocks, unit 1 (Eastern Klamath Mountains).

Mineral List

Pyrite


1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.

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References

Aubury, Lewis E. (1902), The copper resources of California: California Mining Bureau Bulletin 23: 68.

Tucker, W. Burling (1924b), Copper resources of Shasta County: California Mining Bureau. Report 20: 441.

Averill, Charles V. (1939), Mineral resources of Shasta County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division of Mines (Report 35): 35(2): 143.

California Journal of Mines and Geology (1939): 35(2) (April): 143.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 302.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10111075.

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