Mollie Gibson Mine, Index Hill, White Mts, Inyo Co., California, USA
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||37° 20' 35'' North , 118° 8' 36'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||37.34306,-118.14333|
|Köppen climate type:||Csb : Warm-summer Mediterranean climate|
A former Ag mine located in sec. 16, T7S, R35E, MDM, about 11.6 km just W of S from Index Hill, along Molly Gibson Canyon, on National Forest wilderness land (Birch Creek Roadless Area Review & Evaluation (RARE II) Area). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 10 meters.
Local rocks include Cambrian marine rocks.
Workings include unspecified underground openings.
No minerals currently recorded for this locality.
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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66 - 145 Ma
|Mesozoic intrusive rocks|
Age: Cretaceous (66 - 145 Ma)
Lithology: Intrusive igneous rocks
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529. 
541 - 4000 Ma
|Precambrian rocks, undivided, unit 1 (Death Valley)|
Age: Precambrian (541 - 4000 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Beck Spring Dolomite; Crystal Spring Formation; Deep Spring Formation; Johnnie Formation; Kingston Peak Formation; Marvel Dolomitic Limestone; Middle Park Formation; Mountain Girl Quartzite; Noonday Dolomite; Pahrump Group; Panamint Metamorphic Complex; Reed Dolomite; Sourdough Limestone; Stirling Quartzite; Wildrose Formation; World Beater Porphyry; Wyman Formation
Comments: Death Valley region. Primarily sandstone, shale, dolomite, limestone, and conglomerate of Middle and Late Proterozoic age, but also includes some older Precambrian crystalline rocks. As mapped, includes some rocks of probable Mesozoic age
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052.