Adamson

Past Producer in Inyo county in California, United States with commodity Tungsten

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10008550
MRDS ID D000851
Record type Site
Current site name Adamson
Related records 10285137

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -118.71762, 37.38327 (WGS84)
Elevation 3703
Relative position ON N. BRANCH OF MORGAN CREEK, 1 MILE SE OF MT. MORGAN
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Inyo

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 006S 030E 29,30 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Scheelite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Marble

Nearby scientific data

(1) -118.71762, 37.38327

Ore body information

  • Thickness 6.1M

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: MINE IS ON THE PINE CREEK PENDANT

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Production years 1942-1944

Mining district

District name Bishop

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Production statistics

  • Year 1944
    Period - 1944
    Accuracy Estimate
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Wo3 Tungsten Tungsten 8wt-pct

Comments on the production information

  • FROM 38,609 TONS ORE

Comments on the workings information

  • 1300 FT. MAIN ADIT, 1600 FT. OF LEVEL WORKINGS, SOME OPEN CUTS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D000851

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    LEMMON, D.M.; TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS IN THE US; VOL. I; UNPUBLISHED DATA, P. 224-227.

  • Deposit

    LEMMON, D.M. AND TWETO, O.L., 1962; TUNGSTEN IN THE US; USGS MAP, MR-25.

  • Production

    NORMAN, L.A. AND STEWART, R.M., 1951

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit TWO ORE BODIES, NORTHWEST ORE BODY AND THE RIDGE OREBODY. NW OREBODY IS A HORSESHOE-SHAPED TACTITE ZONE, RIDGE OREBODY IS A TACTITE BED.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAY-1974 Elliott, James E. U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-APR-1979 Fraticelli, L. A. (Albers, J.) U.S. Geological Survey PARSED HOST ROCK AND ASSOCIATED ROCK INFORMATION FROM OLD SINGLE VALUED FIELD TO NEW MULTIVALUED FIELD
Editor 09-JUN-1995 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey