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Marie occurrence, Big Bear City, Bear Valley District, San Bernardino Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USAi
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Marie occurrenceOccurrence
Big Bear CityCity
Bear Valley DistrictMining District
San Bernardino MountainsMountain Range
San Bernardino Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 17' 11'' North , 116° 52' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
Big Bear City12,304 (2017)3.5km
Big Bear Lake5,213 (2017)6.1km
Lucerne Valley5,811 (2011)19.7km
Running Springs4,862 (2011)23.8km
Oak Glen638 (2011)27.3km

A Au occurrence located in sec. 3, T2N, R1E, SBM, about 3.3 km NW of Big Bear City, N of Van Dusen Canyon, on National Forest land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 10 meters.

Local rocks include Carboniferous marine rocks, unit 1 (Western Mojave Desert).

Workings include unspecified underground openings.

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Hamilton, M. M., Rains, R., and Federspiel, F., in preparation (published now ?); Abandoned and Inactive Mines and Prospects of the San Bernardino National Forest.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10167843.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060713848.

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USGS MRDS Record:10167843

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