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California-Hercules Mine (California Hercules Mine), Scotland, Lytle Creek District, San Gabriel Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USAi
Regional Level Types
California-Hercules Mine (California Hercules Mine)Mine
Scotland- not defined -
Lytle Creek DistrictMining District
San Gabriel MountainsMountain Range
San Bernardino Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 13' 21'' North , 117° 31' 54'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lytle Creek701 (2011)5.0km
San Antonio Heights3,371 (2011)13.7km
Rancho Cucamonga175,236 (2017)14.1km
Fontana207,460 (2017)17.0km
Upland76,443 (2017)17.6km


A former Pb-Zn-Ag occurrence/prospect/mine located in secs. 29 & 32, T2N, R6W, SBM, 3.8 km (2.4 miles) WSW of Scotland, along a N-flowing tributary of the South Fork Lytle Creek, on National Forest wilderness land (Cucamonga Wilderness). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 10 meters.

Mineralization is a vein deposit hosted in limestone, and aphanitic volcanic rock. Local rocks include Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 3 (Sierra Nevada, Death Valley area, Northern Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Cerussite
Formula: PbCO3
Reference: Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1943b), Mineral resources of San Bernardino County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 39): 39(4): 477-478.; right, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): No. 74, tabulated list of mines & p. 106; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 233.
Galena
Formula: PbS
Reference: Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1943b), Mineral resources of San Bernardino County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 39): 39(4): 477-478; Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): No. 74, tabulated list of mines & p. 106; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 85, 104.
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Reference: Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1943b), Mineral resources of San Bernardino County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 39): 39(4): 477-478; Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): No. 74, tabulated list of mines & p. 106; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 85.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
Cerussite5.AB.15PbCO3

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Cerussite14.1.3.4PbCO3

List of minerals for each chemical element

CCarbon
C CerussitePbCO3
OOxygen
O CerussitePbCO3
SSulfur
S SphaleriteZnS
S GalenaPbS
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
PbLead
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb CerussitePbCO3

References

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Tucker, W. Burling & Reid J. Sampson (1943b), Mineral resources of San Bernardino County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 39): 39(4): 477-478.
Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): No. 74, tabulated list of mines & p. 106.
Goodwin, Joseph Grant (1957) Lead and zinc in California. California Journal of Mines and Geology, Division of Mines: 53(3&4): 621.
Zilka, Nicholas T. and Steven W. Schmauch (1982), Economic Appraisal of Mineral Resources of the Cucamonga Wilderness and Additions, San Bernardino County, California, USGS Bulletin 1506-E: 91.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 85, 104, 233.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10238234.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060711395.

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USGS MRDS Record:10238234

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