Hemet Silica Mine, Hemet Butte, Santa Rosa Hills, Riverside Co., California, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Hemet Silica Mine||Mine|
|Santa Rosa Hills||Group of Hills|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 42' 30'' North , 116° 57' 38'' West
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A former silica occurrence/mine located in the SW¼SW¼NW¼ sec. 26, T5S, R1W, SBM, 0.1 km (0.1 mile) WSW of Hemet Butte, on the western slope of the butte, and 4.4 km (2.7 miles) SSE of Hemet. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 100 meters.
Local rocks include Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 2 (Peninsular Ranges).
Workings include surface and underground openings (the topo map reflects 1 adit symbol at this point).
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Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ 'Silica'|
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10261551.
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Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1929), Riverside County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 25): 25: 504-505.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10261551.
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): file #0060650375.
|USGS MRDS Record:||10261551|
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