Lambert

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10008553
MRDS ID D000854
Record type Site
Current site name Lambert
Related records 10260746

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -118.71762, 37.38327 (WGS84)
Elevation 3277
Relative position NEAR HEAD OF HUCKLEBERRY CANYON
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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 11 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Tungsten Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Scheelite Ore
Epidote Gangue
Garnet Gangue

Analytical data

Result AVG. 2% WO3

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

  • General form LENTICULAR
    Width 2.44M
    Length 27.43M

Comments on the geologic information

  • GRANODIORITE AND LIMESTONE; GRANITE MARBLE CONTACT.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Production years 1942, 1943

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Production statistics

  • Year 1943
    Accuracy Accurate
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Wo3 Tungsten Tungsten 5wt-pct
  • Year 1943
    Period 1943
    Accuracy Accurate
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Wo3 Ore Tungsten Tungsten 5wt-pct

Comments on the production information

  • FROM 160 TONS HAND SORTED ORE

Comments on the workings information

  • ONE ADIT 90 FT. BELOW BOTTOM OF OPEN CUT IS 119 FT. LONG, ANOTHER ADIT IS 55 FT. LONG. SEVERAL SMALL OPEN CUTS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D000854

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    LEMMON, D.M.; TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS IN THE US, VOL I; UNPUBLISHED DATA, P. 232-234.

  • Deposit

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

  • 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, P. 89-90.

  • Production

    NORMAN AND STEWART

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit DEPOSIT AT GRANITE-MARBLE CONTACT

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