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Ignacio Mine (St. Ignacio Mine; Saint Ignacio Mine; Ygnacio Mine), Cerro Gordo Mine, Cerro Gordo, Cerro Gordo District, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA

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A former Pb-Cu-Ag-Au mine located in the NE¼NE¼ (per topo map) sec. 23, T16S, R38E, MDM, 1.0 km (0.6 mile) SW of Cerro Gordo.

NOTE: The coordinates provided in the USGS MRDS database (117.80451W, 36.52806N) places this locality somewhat SW of the actual location of this mine on the topo map. The coordinates provided in this file are the coordinates discerned from the topo map for the named mine location.

Local rocks include Carboniferous marine rocks, unit 3 (SE California Clastic Assemblage).

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11 entries listed. 9 valid minerals.

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References

Irelan, William, Jr. (1890a), Ninth annual report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. Report 9, 352 pp.: 47.

Knopf, Adolf (1914b), Mineral resources of the Inyo and White Mountains, California: USGS Bulletin 540: 97.

Siebenthal, C.E. (1917), Zinc: Mineral Resources U.S., 1915, part 1: 922.

Merriam, Charles Warren (1963), Geology of the Cerro Gordo Mining District, Inyo County, California: USGS PP 408, 83 pp.: 43.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 200, 217, 340, 384.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10236141.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060270128.

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