Sky Ranch Clay Mine-East pit (Wardlow Shale Mine; Sky Ranch Clay Company deposits), Corona, Santa Ana Mountains, Riverside Co., California, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Sky Ranch Clay Mine-East pit (Wardlow Shale Mine; Sky Ranch Clay Company deposits)||Pit|
|Corona||- not defined -|
|Santa Ana Mountains||Mountain Range|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
33° 51' 15'' North , 117° 37' 5'' West
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A former clay deposit/pit operation located in the NE¼SW¼NW¼ sec. 4, T4S, R7W, SBM, about 5.6 km WSW of Corona (center), along Wardlow Canyon, on private (patented) land in a National Forest. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 100 meters.
Local rocks include Paleocene marine rocks, unit 1 (Central and Southern California).
Workings include unspecified surface openings.
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California Division of Mines Bulletin 178 (1961): 78-80.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10115634.
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): file #0060650903.
|USGS MRDS Record:||10115634|
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