San Lucas

Past Producer in Inyo county in California, United States with commodities Lead, Copper, Silver, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10033992
MRDS ID M020658
Record type Site
Current site name San Lucas
Alternate or previous names Perseverance
Related records 10139208

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.77952, 36.54607 (WGS84)
Elevation 2286
Relative position 9 MILES EAST OF KEELER
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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 016S 039E 18 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Copper Primary
Silver Secondary
Gold Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Tetrahedrite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.77952, 36.54607

Ore body information

  • Thickness 1.83M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Mining district

District name Cerro Gordo

Comments on the production information

  • 1915 - 1918 ; ORE SHIPPED AVERAGED 2.55 % CU, 17.2 OZ AG, 0.63 % PB, .03 OZ AU PER TON.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 457.2M

Comments on the workings information

  • ADITS ON TWO LEVELS AND DRIFTS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M020658

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    GOODWIN, J. G., 1957 , LEAD AND ZINC IN CALIFORNIA; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 53 , NO. 3 & 4 ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 508

  • Deposit

    TUCKER, W. B., 1926 , LOS ANGELES FIELD DIVISION; 22ND REPT. STATE MINERALOGIST; CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 498

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit NO OTHER INFORMATION AVAILABLE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1978 Fraticelli, L. A. (Albers, J.) U.S. Geological Survey