Unnamed Magnesite occurrence (1), Rooster Comb, Orestimba Mining District, Stanislaus Co., California, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Unnamed Magnesite occurrence (1)||Occurrence|
|Rooster Comb||- not defined -|
|Orestimba Mining District||Mining District|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
37° 17' 47'' North , 121° 19' 9'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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A reported magnesite occurrence located in sec. 28, T7S, R6E, MDM, 6.8 km (4.2 miles) NNE of Rooster Comb, along the South Fork Orestimba Creek. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.
Local rocks include rocks of the Franciscan melange.
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Detailed Mineral List:
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Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10287347.
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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Laizure, Clyde McK (1925), San Francisco field division: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 21): 21(3): 208.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10287347.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060990064.
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