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Silver King Mine (Silver King-Oriental; Oriental; Wall Street claim; Oregon claim; Red Jacket; Red Cloud claim; Red Cloud Mine; Burning Moscow Mine; Joseph claim), Calico, Calico District (Daggett District; Calico-Daggett area), Calico Mts (Calico Hills), San Bernardino Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 34° 57' 11'' North , 116° 51' 39'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 34.9530555556, -116.860833333


A former Ag occurrence/mine located in the S central (SE¼) sec. 15, T10N, R1E, SBM, 0.6 km (0.3 mile/1,800 feet) NNE of Calico, on the divide between Odessa Canyon on the E and Wall Street Canyon on the W. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 100 meters.

Local rocks include Tertiary volcanic flow rocks, unit 16 (Northern Mojave Desert).

Workings include unspecified underground openings.

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3 valid minerals.

Regional Geology

This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.

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Zanclean - Aquitanian
3.6 - 23.03 Ma
Tertiary volcanic flow rocks, unit 16 (Northern Mojave Desert)

Age: Neogene (3.6 - 23.03 Ma)

Stratigraphic Name: Alvord Peak Basalt; Artist Drive Formation; Barstow Formation (part); Funeral Fanglomerate (part); Gem Hill Formation (part); Greenwater Volcanics; Red Buttes Quartz Basalt; Ricardo Formation (part); Saddleback Basalt; Tropico Group

Description: Tertiary volcanic flow rocks; minor pyroclastic deposits.

Lithology: Major:{rhyolite,basalt}, Minor:{dacite}, Incidental:{trachyte, andesite, basaltic andesite}

Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. [133]

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References

Melville, William Harlow & Waldemar Lindgren (1890), Contributions to the mineralogy of the Pacific coast: USGS Bulletin 61, 40pp.: 27.

Wright, L.A., et al (1953), Mines and mineral resources of San Bernardino County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 49(1-2): 126, Figure 18, 129-130.

Southern Pacific Company (1964b) Minerals for Industry, Vol III - Southern California, 3, 242 pp.: 146.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 354.

Weber, F.H., Jr. (1966a), Silver mining in Old Calico. California Division of Mines and Geology Mineral Information Service: 19: 71-80.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 47 (map 2-26), 109, 196 (map 5-5).

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10163991.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060710338.

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