Foss Prospect

Prospect in Trinity county in California, United States with commodity Manganese

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10141399
MRDS ID M020322
MAS/MILS ID 0061050033
Record type Site
Current site name Foss Prospect
Alternate or previous names Skaggs
Related records 10033688

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Trench
Geographic coordinates: -123.10941, 40.36795 (WGS84)
Elevation 1341
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Trinity

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 029 N 011 W 16 California


Commodity Importance
Manganese Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Trench (1) -123.10941, 40.36795

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Prospect
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1918

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown
Type of mineral rights Private Lease

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Fred Foss
    Home office California
    Year 1974
  • Type Lessee/Operator
    Owner Noble Electric Steel Co.
    Year 1974

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0061050033
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M020322 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CA JOUR 37 P 68 USBM RI 5579 P 15

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 04-NOV-1983 Western Field Operations Center (WFOC) U.S. Bureau of Mines