Evening Star Tin Mine

Past Producer in San Bernardino county in California, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Tin, Tungsten, Zinc

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10236971
MRDS ID D000953
MAS/MILS ID 0060710358
Record type Site
Current site name Evening Star Tin Mine
Alternate or previous names Bernice Mine, Rex Tin Mine, Maynard Mine
Related records 10107642

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -115.54304, 35.36081 (WGS84)
Elevation 1512
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California San Bernardino

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
San Bernardino 015 N 013 E 25 NWE2N2 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Gold Tertiary
Tin Tertiary
Tungsten Tertiary
Zinc Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -115.54304, 35.36081

Ore body information

  • Strike N80W
    Dip 30S
    Thickness 28M
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 3M
    Length 28M
    Area 36HA
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 FISSURE VEIN
    Shape of Orebody #1 PIPELIKE
    Type of Orebody #2 REPLACEMENT
    Shape of Orebody #2 IRREGULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Secondary mode of Origin CONT METASOMATIC
    Primary Ore Control FRACTURING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. SLIGHT
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 PYRITIZATION
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #2 OTHER
    Strike And Dip N80W
    Minimum Depth to Top 0
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Min. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Total Surface Area (HA) 36
    Date of Last Modification 830316

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
Discovery year 1940
Year of first production 1941

Mining district

District name Mojave Desert

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Land status

Ownership category Private

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0060710358
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS D000953 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    BEDFORD R. F., & JOHNSON F. T., SURVEY OF TIN IN CA.: US BUR

  • Deposit

    MINES RI3876 1945 14P.

  • Deposit

    GRAY C H, JR, TIN IN MINERAL COMMODIFIES OF CA.: CALIFORNIA

  • Deposit

    MINES, BULL. 176 1957 P.641-646

  • Deposit

    PAGE L. R., & WEISE J. H., THE EVENING STAR TIN DEPOSIT AND

  • Deposit

    ADJACENT TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS, SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CALIFORNI

  • Deposit

    GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MANUSCRIPT 1945 (1959) 17P.

  • Deposit

    TUCKER W. B. & SAMPSON R. J., MINERAL RESOURCES OF SAN BERN

  • Deposit

    COUNTY: CALIF. DIV. MINES REPT. 39, 1943 P.498-499

  • Deposit

    CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOL., V. 49, 1953, P. 147-148.

  • Deposit

    WIMMLER N. L., PRELIM. REPORT ON THE EVENING STAR OR MAYNARD

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    PROPERTY SAN BERNARDINO, CALIF.: UNPUBLISHED REPT MINERAL PR

  • Deposit

    FILE 72.9 1942.

  • Deposit

    U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1990, MINERAL INVESTIGATION OF THE EAST

  • Deposit

    MOJAVE NATIONAL SCENIC AREA, SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY,

  • Deposit

    CALIFORNIA: TABLE 2, NO. 193, P. 104.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 31-MAR-91 Causey, J. Douglas U.S. Bureau of Mines