Unnamed Hg mine (3), Cinnabar Springs, Beaver Creek District, Klamath Mts, Siskiyou Co., California, USA
A former Hg mine located in sec. 20, T48N, R9W, MDM, 4.3 km (2.7 miles) NW of Cinnabar Springs, on National Forest land.
Mineralization is cinnabar ore as fracture coatings (Deposit model: 179: Silica-carbonate Hg). Local rocks include schist of various types and ages, unit 8 (Condrey Mountain).
Related tectonic structures include the Klamath Mountains.
ReferencesMcCulloch, W.C., Oesterling, W.A., Spurck, W.H., & Tischler, M.S. (1964), Minerals for Industry, Northern California, Southern Pacific Company: Vol. II: 164.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10111169.
1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.
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