Coon Creek Number 1

Past Producer in Del Norte county in California, United States with commodities Chromium, Iron

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10211191
MRDS ID M007489
MAS/MILS ID 0060150062
Record type Site
Current site name Coon Creek Number 1
Alternate or previous names Pine Flat Bench, Pine Flat
Related records 10029736

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Trench
Geographic coordinates: -123.90645, 41.79402 (WGS84)
Elevation 792
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Del Norte

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Humboldt 016 N 002 E 12 NW California


Commodity Importance
Chromium Tertiary
Iron Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chromite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Trench (1) -123.90645, 41.79402

Ore body information

  • Dip 45E
    Thickness 0M
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 0M
    Length 0M
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 DISSEMINATED
    Primary mode of Origin MAGMATIC DIFFER
    Primary Ore Control LITHOLOGY
    Secondary Ore Control FAULTING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. INTENSE
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 CARBONITIZATION
    Strike And Dip
    Minimum Depth to Top 0
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Min. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Date of Last Modification 820623

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No
Discovery year 1942
Year of first production 1943

Mining district

District name Coon Mountain Area

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Located Claim

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Christensen,Nelson,And Viemann-1942.
    Home office California
    Year 1976
  • Type Owner
    Owner C. H. Mcclendon-Bought The Claim In 1943
    Home office California
    Year 1976

Comments on the reserve resource information


Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0060150062
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M007489 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    WELLS,F.G.,ET AL;1946,CDM AND G BULL 134,PT.1,CHAP.2,P.55

  • Deposit


Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 27-FEB-1984 Hayashi U.S. Bureau of Mines