Cachuma Chrome Mine

Past Producer in Santa Barbara county in California, United States with commodity Chromium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10141160
MRDS ID W017758
MAS/MILS ID 0060830147
Record type Site
Current site name Cachuma Chrome Mine
Alternate or previous names Acachuma Prospect, Fairview Prospect, Los Olivos Chromite Deposit
Related records 10110509

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -119.92285, 34.68889 (WGS84)
Elevation 841
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Santa Barbara

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 007 N 029 W 15 N2 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Chromium Primary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -119.92285, 34.68889

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface-Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0060830147
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W017758 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CALIF. STATE MINING BUR. BULLETIN 76, 1918, P. 179.

  • Deposit

    CALIF. STATE MINING BUR. REPORT 17, 1920, P. 388.

  • Deposit

    CALIF. DIV. MINES BULLETIN 134, 1953, PART II, CHAPT. 2,

  • Deposit

    P. 71.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 28-APR-1994 Ridenour, James U.S. Bureau of Mines