Hobson

Occurrence in San Luis Obispo county in California, United States with commodities Copper, Chromium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10034252
MRDS ID M020992
Record type Site
Current site name Hobson
Related records 10165158

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -120.77542, 35.44969 (WGS84)
Relative position BETWEEN MORRO AND TORO CREEKS, 8 MILES DUE EAST OF CAYUCOS.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California San Luis Obispo

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 028S 011E 34 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Chromium Tertiary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Serpentinite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -120.77542, 35.44969

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M020992

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ERIC, J. H., 1948 ; COPPER IN CALIFORNIA BULL. 144 ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 321

  • Deposit

    LAIZURE, C. MCK., 1925 ; SAN FRANCISCO FIELD DIV.; 21ST REPT. STATE MIN.; CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 511 .

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-FEB-1979 Fraticelli, L. A. (Albers, J.) U.S. Geological Survey