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Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA

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Detailed Mineral List:
Albite
Locality: Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: Albite from Bluebird Kyanite Mine, Vitrefrax Hill, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Almandine
Locality: Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: © Van King. Almandine from Bluebird Kyanite Mine, Vitrefrax Hill, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Andalusite
Localities: Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: © WWB. Andalusite from American Girl Mine, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Arsenopyrite
Reference: Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp.: 240; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 86.
Azurite
Localities: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Coffee Pot Mine (Coffee Pot prospect; Coffee; Coffey), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Baryte
Locality: Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Baryte var: Strontian Baryte
Locality: Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
'Biotite'
Localities: Morning Star prospect (Butterfly group), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Bornite
Locality: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Calcite
Locality: American Boy Mine, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Carnotite
Localities: Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: Carnotite from Bluebird Kyanite Mine, Vitrefrax Hill, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Chalcocite
Locality: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Chalcopyrite
Localities: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Blossom Mine (Blossom shaft; Salamanca Consolidated Mine; Valencia No. 2 shaft; Valencia shaft), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Chrysocolla
Locality: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Copper
Locality: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Covellite
Locality: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Cuprite
Localities: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Coffee Pot Mine (Coffee Pot prospect; Coffee; Coffey), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Dumortierite
Locality: Dumortierite occurrences, Ogilby, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: Dumortierite from Ogilby, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Fluorapatite
Locality: Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Gold
Localities: Reported from at least 16 localities in this region.
Photo: © Jerry A. Baird. Gold from American Boy Mine, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Gypsum
Locality: Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: Gypsum from Bluebird Kyanite Mine, Vitrefrax Hill, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Hematite
Locality: Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: Hematite from Bluebird Kyanite Mine, Vitrefrax Hill, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Jarosite
Localities: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
American Boy Mine, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: Jarosite from Bluebird Kyanite Mine, Vitrefrax Hill, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Kyanite
Localities: Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Western Non-Metallic Mine (Western Non-Metallic Company Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: Kyanite from Bluebird Kyanite Mine, Vitrefrax Hill, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Lazulite
Locality: Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
'Limonite'
Locality: Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: © WWB. Limonite from Bluebird Kyanite Mine, Vitrefrax Hill, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Magnetite
Locality: Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Malachite
Localities: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Coffee Pot Mine (Coffee Pot prospect; Coffee; Coffey), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Mottramite
Locality: American Boy Mine, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: Mottramite from American Boy Mine, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Muscovite var: Sericite
Localities: Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Western Non-Metallic Mine (Western Non-Metallic Company Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Pyrite
Localities: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Blossom Mine (Blossom shaft; Salamanca Consolidated Mine; Valencia No. 2 shaft; Valencia shaft), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Pyrophyllite
Localities: Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Ogilby, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: © . Pyrophyllite from Ogilby, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Quartz
Localities: Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
American Boy Mine, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Rutile
Localities: Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: Rutile from Bluebird Kyanite Mine, Vitrefrax Hill, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Scheelite
Locality: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Schorl
Locality: Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Scorzalite
Localities: Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Photo: Scorzalite from Bluebird Kyanite Mine, Vitrefrax Hill, Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District, Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Silver
Localities: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Brown vein, American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Sphalerite
Locality: American Girl Mine (Cargo Mine; Cargo Muchacho Mine), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Staurolite
Locality: Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Svanbergite
Localities: Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
Tenorite
Locality: Coffee Pot Mine (Coffee Pot prospect; Coffee; Coffey), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA
'Tourmaline'
Locality: Bluebird Kyanite Mine (Vitrefax Mine; Bluebird Mine; Ogilby Kyanite deposit), Vitrefrax Hill (Bluebird Hill), Obregon, Cargo Muchacho District (Hedges District; Ogilby District), Cargo Muchacho Mts, Imperial Co., California, USA


43 entries listed. 38 valid minerals.

References

Hanks, Henry Garber (1884), Fourth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 4, 410 pp. (includes catalog of minerals of California pp. 63-410), and miscellaneous observations on mineral products): 240.

Tucker, W. Burling (1926), Imperial, Inyo Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 22: 252.

Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1940), Current mining activity in southern California: California Division Mines Report 36: 16, 17.

Henshaw, Paul Carrington (1942), Geology and mineral resources of the Cargo Muchacho Mountains, Imperial County, California: California Division Mines Report 38: 185.

Sampson, Reid J. & W. Burling Tucker (1942), Mineral resources of Imperial County: California Mining Bureau. Report 38: 115, 125.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 86, 93, 129, 132, 157, 161, 216, 544.

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