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Alabama-Mohawk Mine (Mohawk), Lone Pine, Alabama Hills, Inyo Co., California, USA

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A former Au-Cu-Fe occurrence/group of claims/mine located in the E½E½NE¼ sec. 11 & in sec. 12, T15S, R35E, MDM, 7.7 km (4.8 miles) NW of Lone Pine, on the northern end of the Alabama Hills. Property consisted of 5 claims. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Mineralization is a vein deposit, with a vein 2 to 18 inches (5 to 45 cm) wide, hosted in andesite. The ore body strikes N50W and dips 65SW at a thickness of 0.46 meters. An andesitic dike cuts granite. Granite is an associated rock. Local rocks include Mesozoic volcanic rocks, unit 3 (Mojave Desert, Death Valley area, and Eastern Sierra Nevada).

Workings include underground openings comprised of a 326 foot adit, that connec ts with a shaft 130 feet from the portal, 54 feet below the collar. The shaft extends 56 feet below the adit level. A winze was sunk to a depth of 26 feet 222 feet from the adit portal, connecting with a stope from lower workings.

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References

Emmons and Becker (1885) Statistics and Technology of the precious Metals. Census reports Tenth census. June 1, 1880, Volume 13 By United States. Census office. 10th census, 1880, United States. Census Office.

Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1938), Mineral resources of Inyo County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology; California Division of Mines (Report 34): 34(4): 381.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10036060 & 10236016.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060270546.

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