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Kingston No. 8 prospect, Beck Spring, Kingston Range, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 46' 28'' North , 115° 54' 44'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.7744445801, -115.912498474


A talc-soapstone occurrence/prospect located in the NE¼ sec. 4, T19N, R10E, SBM, 2.0 km (1.3 miles) ESE of Beck Spring (coordinates of record), along the S side of Excelsior Mine Road. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 100 meters.

NOTE: USGS MRDS database file #10237512 presents MRDS file #10110525 as a related file with a proximate set of geographic coordinates; however, the deposit described (Kingston Range) by that latter file is an Fe occurrence in a different regional rock environment.

Local rocks include Precambrian rocks, undivided, unit 1 (Death Valley).

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References

Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division of Mines (Report 49): 49(1-2): tabulated list No. 520, p. 170.

Wright, L.A. (1968) Talc deposits of the southern Death Valley-Kingston Range region, California. California Division of Mines and Geology Special Report 95, 79 pp.: 55-56.

California Division of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 85-15 (1985): No. 20, Pls. 6B & 7.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10237512.

U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): file #0060710520.

 
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