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Myrick occurrence (Myrickite), Quail Spring, Quail Mts, San Bernardino Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 35° 38' 33'' North , 116° 52' 10'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 35.6425018311, -116.869720459


A reported Hg occurrence located in T18N, R1E, SBM, 1.0 km (0.6 mile) NNW of Quail Spring (coordinates of record) (15 miles NE of Lead Pipe Springs; just S of Death Valley National Park boundary), on federal land. Owned by F. M. Myrick (1923). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 5,000 meters.

Mineralization is hosted in aphanitic volcanic rock. The ore body is bunches and small masses. Local alteration is chalcedonic. Local rocks include Tertiary volcanic flow rocks, unit 16 (Northern Mojave Desert).

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References

Bradley, W.W. (1918), Quicksilver resources of California, with a section on metallurgy and ore dressing: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 78, 389 pp.

Holmes, Jr., G.W. (1965), Mercury in California: in: U.S. Bureau of Mines Information Circular 8252: Table 20, p. 201.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10040711 & 10165429.

U.S. Bureau of Mines (1995), Minerals Availability System/Mineral Industry Location System (MAS/MILS): file #0060711603.

 
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