Bald Eagle claim, Hawk Rock, Stanislaus Co., California, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Bald Eagle claim||Claim|
|Hawk Rock||- not defined -|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 11' 32'' North , 121° 13' 21'' West
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A magnesite occurrence located in sec. 32, T8S, R7E, MDM, 1.1 km (3,500 feet) WNW of Hawk Rock, along Quinto Creek, near the Merced County line. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.
Local rocks include Lower Cretaceous marine rocks.
Workings are not described; however, the topo map reflects approximately 19 symbols for adits/tunnels.
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Reference: Boalich, E. S. (1921), Mendocino, Monterey, Mono, Napa, Solano, Stanislaus Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 17: 254; Perry, Joseph B. & G.M. Kirivan (1938), Bald Eagle magnesite mine: A.I.M.E. Technical Publication 861: 1; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 250; Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 205.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES|
List of minerals for each chemical element
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Boalich, E. S. (1921), Mendocino, Monterey, Mono, Napa, Solano, Stanislaus Counties: California Mining Bureau. Report 17: 254.
Root, L.L. (1925) Twenty-first report of the State Mineralogist. California Mining Bureau Report 22, 595pp.: 208.
Perry, Joseph B. & G.M. Kirivan (1938), Bald Eagle magnesite mine: A.I.M.E. Technical Publication 861: 1.
California Journal of Mines and Geology (1947): 43(2): 94, plate __.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 250.
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 205.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10263289.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060990074.
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