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Mount Pisgah Volcanic Cinders Mine (Mt Pisgah; Pisgah Crater pit; Pisgah Crater Quarry), Pisgah Crater, Pisgah, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 44' 48'' North , 116° 23' 40'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.7466666667, -116.394722222


A volcanic cinder (pumice) deposit/quarry located in sec. 32, T8N, R6E, SBM, on Pisgah Crater. Owned & operated by the Santa Fe Railroad (100%) (1990). More recently, the crater is owned by Can-Cal Resources Limited (Canada). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 10 meters.

Local rocks include recent (Holocene) volcanic flow units, unit 4 (Mojave Desert).

Workings include unspecified surface openings. The mining operation reduced the height of the crater from 2,638 feet (804 meters) to 2,545 feet (776 meters).

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1 valid mineral.

Rock Types Recorded

Entries shown in red are rocks recorded for this region.

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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): 188.

California Division of Mines and Geology (1981), Mines & Mineral Producers Active in California during 1980, Special Publication 58: 49.

California Division of Mines and Geology (1990), Mines and mineral producers active in California (1988-89), California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology, Special Publication 103.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10238030.

U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): file #0060710477.

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