Lakeview

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10008552
MRDS ID D000853
Record type Site
Current site name Lakeview
Alternate or previous names Carpenter and Brown
Related records 10212532

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -118.71762, 37.38327 (WGS84)
Elevation 3307
Relative position EAST SIDE OF SMALL LAKE ON WEST FORK OF GABLE CREEK.
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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 007S 030E 21 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Scheelite Ore
Epidote Gangue
Garnet Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -118.71762, 37.38327

Ore body information

  • General form LENTICULAR
    Strike N10W
    Dip 80W
    Width 15.24M
    Length 38.1M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the production information

  • TOTAL PRODUCTION LESS THAN 100 TONS OF ORE OF WHICH 59 TONS AVG. 5% WO3 AND 30 TONS AVG. 2 1/2% WO3.

Comments on the workings information

  • 15 FT. SHAFT AND OPEN CUT 20 FT. LONG, 12 FT. WIDE AND 8 FT. DEEP ON THE OUTCROP AND A 20 FT. ADIT, 100 FT. BELOW OUTCROP.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D000853

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    LEMMON, D.M.; TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS IN THE US; VOL. I; UNPUBLISHED DATA, P. 231-232.

  • Deposit

    NORMAN, L.A., AND STEWART, R.M., 1951; MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES INYO COUNTY; CA. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 47, NO. 1; DIV. OF MINES 89, 197.

  • Production

    NORMAN AND STEWART

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ORE ZONE WITHIN TACTITE AVG. 12 FT. IN WIDTH.

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