Iron Mountain Mine

Producer in Shasta county in California, United States with commodity Iron

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10216041
MAS/MILS ID 0060890633
Record type Site
Current site name Iron Mountain Mine

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -122.518, 40.67265 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 100(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Shasta

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 033 N 006 W 35 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Iron Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -122.518, 40.67265

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Ownership information

  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Iron Mountain Mine, Ltd.
    Year 1989

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0060890633

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CALIF. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. SPECIAL PUBL. 103, 1990.

  • Deposit

    IRON MINED USED IN CEMENT

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Environmental Factors CERCLA (SUPERFUND) SITE LISTED ON NATIONAL PRIORITIES LIST (NPL), OCT. 14, 1992. ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS INCLUDE ACID MINE DRAINAGE. REMEDIATION EFFORTS HAVE FAILED.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 23-NOV-1994 Lowe, Nathan T. U.S. Bureau of Mines