Hemet Magnesite Mine

Occurrence in Riverside county in California, United States with commodity Magnesite

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10064424
MRDS ID TC38787
Record type Site
Current site name Hemet Magnesite Mine
Related records 10213142

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -116.92169, 33.69643 (WGS84)
Relative position 4 MILES SE OF WINCHESTER.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Riverside

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
San Bernardino 05S 001W 31 NW4 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Magnesite Primary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist
  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Gneiss
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Serpentinite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -116.92169, 33.69643

Ore body information

  • General form VEINS

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface
    Length 76.2M
    Overall depth 73.15M
    Overall width 21.34M

Comments on the workings information

  • OPEN CUT.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS TC38787

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SAMPSON, R.J., AND TUCKER, W.B., 1945, MINERAL RESOURCES OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY; CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 41, NO. 3, P. 175

  • Other Database

    CIMRI

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit OCCURS IN STOCKWORK OF VEINS IN A BELT OF SERPENTINE 200-400 FT WIDE INTRUSIVE INTO MICACEOUS GNEISS AND SCHIST.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1993 Unkefer, Jason U.S. Geological Survey