Log InRegister
Home PageAbout MindatThe Mindat ManualHistory of MindatCopyright StatusWho We AreContact UsAdvertise on Mindat
Donate to MindatCorporate SponsorshipSponsor a PageSponsored PagesMindat AdvertisersAdvertise on Mindat
Learning CenterWhat is a mineral?The most common minerals on earthInformation for EducatorsMindat ArticlesThe ElementsBooks & Magazines
Minerals by PropertiesMinerals by ChemistryAdvanced Locality SearchRandom MineralRandom LocalitySearch by minIDLocalities Near MeSearch ArticlesSearch GlossaryMore Search Options
Search For:
Mineral Name:
Locality Name:
Keyword(s):
 
The Mindat ManualAdd a New PhotoRate PhotosLocality Edit ReportCoordinate Completion ReportAdd Glossary Item
Mining CompaniesStatisticsUsersMineral MuseumsMineral Shows & EventsThe Mindat DirectoryDevice Settings
Photo SearchPhoto GalleriesNew Photos TodayNew Photos YesterdayMembers' Photo GalleriesPast Photo of the Day GalleryMineral Photography

Hill Brothers claim (Marks; Hill Brothers prospects; Kaweah River; Eshom Creek; Eshom Valley), Badger, Tulare Co., California, USA

This page is currently not sponsored. Click here to sponsor this page.
 
 
A W occurrence located in sec. 14, in the NE¼ sec. 22 & in the NE¼ sec. 28, T15S, R28E, MDM, 8.1 km (5.1 miles) ESE of Badger, along Eshom Creek (N of junction of Pierce Creek & North Fork Kaweah River; SE end of Eshom Valley, ½ mile from road), on National Forest National Monument land (Sequoia National Monument and/or Bureau of Land Management administered wilderness land (Sheep Ridge Wilderness Study Area) (possibly on a patented claim [private land]). Operated in 1944. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 10 meters.

Mineralization is hosted in marble and granodiorite. The ore body is lenticular in form at a thickness of 2.44 meters and a length of 6.1 meters. Comprised of tactite in quartz-biotite schist. Three small, partially altered layers of marble. The ore body is exposed in trenches, no outcrops. Local rocks include Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 3 (Sierra Nevada, Death Valley area, Northern Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges) and/or pre-Cenozoic metasedimentary and metavolcanic rocks undivided.

Workings include surface and underground openings with a length of 54.86 meters and comprised of 2 short adits and trenches.

Production data are found in: Goodwin, Joseph Grant (1958).

Some ore was shipped. No production values available.

Analytical data results: 0.3 to 0.4% WO3. A small part of the tactite contains 0.5 to 1.0% WO3.

Mineral List



2 entries listed. 1 valid mineral.

The above list contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.

References

Durrell, C. (1943), Geology of the Sierra Nevada, northeast of Visalia, Tulare County, California: California Division Mines (Report 39): 39: 175.

Krauskopf, Konrad Bates (1953), Tungsten deposits of Madera, Fresno, and Tulare Counties, California: California Division Mines Special Report 35, 83 pp.: 81.

Goodwin, Joseph Grant (1958), Mines and mineral resources of Tulare County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 54): 54(3): 445, 447-448.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10008675, 10035171, 10166015 & 10214131.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0061070111 & 0061070113.

 
Mineral and/or Locality  
Mindat.org is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Public Relations by Blytheweigh.
Copyright © mindat.org and the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy 1993-2020, except where stated. Most political location boundaries are © OpenStreetMap contributors. Mindat.org relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters.
Privacy Policy - Terms & Conditions - Contact Us Current server date and time: April 7, 2020 16:13:17 Page generated: January 25, 2015 00:58:25
Go to top of page