Darwin & Other Mines

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10107767
MRDS ID D001915
Record type Site
Current site name Darwin & Other Mines

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.58423, 36.26664 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Inyo

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Silver Primary
Zinc Primary
Tungsten Primary
Bismuth Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bismuth Ore
Bismuthinite Ore
Chalcopyrite Ore
Pyrite Ore
Pyrrhotite Ore
Scheelite Ore
Sphalerite Ore

Analytical data

Result AT DARWIN W - ORE AVERAGE 0.05% BI
Result SE CONTENT OF 21 SAMPLES OF GALENA RANGE FROM 0.0045 TO 2.11%, SB IN GALENA 0.1 - 0.72%

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.58423, 36.26664

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Darwin

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D001915

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    REPORT BY LEMMON, D. M., 1943, DARWIN TUNGSTEN MINES, INYO COUNTY, CALIF.: UNPUB. USGS FILE DATA

  • Deposit

    HALL, W. E., 1959, GEOCHEMICAL STUDY OF PB - AG - ZN ORE FROM THE DARWIN MINE, INYO COUNTY, CALIF.: AIME PREPRINT

  • Production

    USGS FILE DATA

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit SILVER PRODUCED AS BY-PRODUCT OF QUARTZ GOLD MINING

Reporter information

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