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San Lucas Mine (Perseverance Mine), Cerro Gordo Peak, Cerro Gordo District, Inyo Mts (Inyo Range), Inyo Co., California, USA

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A former Pb-Cu-Au-Ag mine located in sec. 18, T16S, R39E, MDM, 1.2 km (0.7 mile) NE of Cerro Gordo Peak (coordinates of record), and 1.7 km (1.1 miles) ENE of Cerro Gordo (9 miles E of Keeler). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Mineralization is a vein deposit hosted in limestone. The ore body is 1.83 meters thick. Local rocks include Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 3 (Sierra Nevada, Death Valley area, Northern Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges) and/or Paleozoic marine rocks, undivided, unit 1 (Mojave Desert and Death Valley area).

Workings include underground openings with a length of 457.2 meters and comprised of adits on two levels with drifts.

Ore shipped during the period 1915-1918 averaged 2.55% Cu, 17.2 ounces Ag/ton, 0.63% Pb, and 0.03 ounces Au/ton.

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2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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References

Tucker, W. Burling (1926), Inyo County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 22): 22(4): 498.

Goodwin, Joseph Grant (1957) Lead and zinc in California. California Journal of Mines and Geology, Division of Mines (Report 53): 53(3&4): 508.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10033992 & 10139208.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060270172.

 
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