Cerro Gordo Mine

Occurrence in Inyo county in California, United States with commodities Silver, Lead, Zinc, Bismuth

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10090631
MRDS ID D001914
Record type Site
Current site name Cerro Gordo Mine

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.78424, 36.53329 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Inyo


Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Lead Primary
Zinc Primary
Bismuth Tertiary

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Monzonite
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.78424, 36.53329

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Cerro Gordo

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D001914

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    COOPER, J. R., 1962, BISMUTH OF U.S.: USGS MR - 22

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1975 Miller, M. H. U.S. Geological Survey