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Ida V. Mine, Cahuilla Mountain, Cahuilla District, Riverside Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 33° 34' 39'' North , 116° 45' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 33.5775, -116.761666667

A former mica occurrence/mine located in the center sec. 10, T7S, R2E, SBM, 2.0 km (1.2 miles) E of Cahuilla Mountain (coordinates of record), on the lower E slope of the mountain, 4.4 km (2.7 miles) NNW of Cahuilla (town). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.

Mineralization is a mica deposit exposed near the adit portal. Local rocks include pre-Cenozoic granitic and metamorphic rocks undivided.

Workings include unspecified surface openings (the topo map reflects 1 prospect pit symbol labeled "prospect" just N of this point).

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1 valid mineral.

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Saul, R. B., Evans, J. R., and Gray, C. H. (1970) Mines and mineral resources of Riverside County. California Division of Mines and Geology County Report 9. Unpublished manuscript: 998.

California Division of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 77-14 (1977): 838-839.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 426.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10140056.

U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): file #0060650075.

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