Treasure Chest occurrence, Rattlesnake Spring, Bighorn Mountains, San Bernardino Co., California, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Treasure Chest occurrence||Occurrence|
|Bighorn Mountains||Mountain Range|
|San Bernardino Co.||County|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
34° 18' 56'' North , 116° 40' 26'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Köppen climate type:
A W occurrence located in sec. 28, T3N, R2E, SBM, 3.5 km (2.2 miles) SE of rattlesnake Spring (coordinates of record) and 4.2 km (2.6 miles) WSW of One Hole Spring (coordinates of record), S of Rattlesnake Canyon, on private land (?) within a federal reservation lands (Bighorn Mountain and Whitewater River National Recreation Lands). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.
Local rocks include Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 3 (Sierra Nevada, Death Valley area, Northern Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges) and/or Precambrian rocks, undivided, unit 2 (Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges).
Workings include underground openings comprised of several short adits and shallow shafts.
Select Mineral List TypeStandard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Scheelite|
Reference: U.S. Geological Survey, 2005, Mineral Resources Data System: U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 48 - ANHYDROUS MOLYBDATES AND TUNGSTATES|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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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): 127.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10035334 & 10116835.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060711383.
|USGS MRDS Record:||10035334|
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