Darwin Mines

Past Producer in Inyo county in California, United States with commodities Lead, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10139283
MRDS ID K002921
MAS/MILS ID 0060270025
Record type Site
Current site name Darwin Mines
Alternate or previous names Lane, Imperial Metals, Inc. Mines, Driver, Bernon, Raidore Tunnel, Southwest, Lucky Jim, Essex, Defiance, Independence, Rip Van Winkle, Columbia, Liberty Group, Promontory, Thompson
Related records 10108953

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -117.5962, 36.27577 (WGS84)
Elevation 1518
Location accuracy 100(meters)
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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 019 S 040 E 13 SESWSW California

Comments on the location information

  • MSHA LOCATION: DARWIN, CALIFORNIA

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Zinc Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -117.5962, 36.27577

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Medium
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Patented

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner The Anaconda Co., P O Box 1000, Yerington, Nv 89447
    ID 404495
    Home office Nevada
    Year 1981

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0060270025
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS K002921 MAS references MRDS
Mine Safety and Health Administration MSHA MSHA 0404495

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOL., V. 47, 1951, P. 59-68.

  • Deposit

    CALIF. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. SPECIAL REPORT 51, 1958, P. 25-

  • Deposit

    30.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 31-MAR-1991 Lowe, Nathan T. U.S. Bureau of Mines