Cedar Tree occurrence, Black Mountain, Black Wonder Mining District, Santa Clara Co., California, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Cedar Tree occurrence||Occurrence|
|Black Wonder Mining District||Mining District|
|Santa Clara Co.||County|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 22' 9'' North , 121° 25' 53'' West
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A magnesite occurrence located in the center sec. 33, T6S, R5E, MDM, about 4.3 km NNW of Black Mountain (summit) and about 7.2 miles ENE of Sugarloaf Mountain, in the headwaters area of Beauregard Creek, near the Stanislaus County line. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.
NOTE: This locality was listed as being in Stanislaus County in the MRDS file; however, elements of data in that file also place it in Santa Clara County. Research of sec. 33, T6S, R5E, MDM, revealed that all but about 5% of that section lies within Santa Clara County. The locality is assigned a MAS file number for Stanislaus County but this file lists it in Santa Clara County based on the perponderence of the evidence.
Local rocks include rocks of the Franciscan melange.
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1 valid mineral.
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Magnesite|
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10263211.
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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Davis, Fenelon Francis & C.W. Jennings (1954), Mines and mineral resources of Santa Clara County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 50): 50(2): 412.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10263211.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060990137.
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