Unnamed Talc occurrence , Elk Peak, Salmon Mountains, Klamath Mountains, Siskiyou Co., California, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Unnamed Talc occurrence ||Occurrence|
|Salmon Mountains||Mountain Range|
|Klamath Mountains||Mountain Range|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
41° 33' 55'' North , 123° 14' 45'' West
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A reported talc/soapstone occurrence located in sec. 20, T43N, R12W, MDM, 0.6 km (1,900 feet) SSE of Elk Peak (coordinates of record), on National Forest land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.
Local rocks include Paleozoic marine rocks, undivided, unit 9 (Western Klamath Mountains).
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1 valid mineral.
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Talc|
Reference: Pacific Southwest Field Committee (PSFC) (1955), Natural Resources of NW California Geol. Mines Resources: figure 8; USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10238528.
List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification
|Group 9 - Silicates|
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings|
|Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers|
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Pacific Southwest Field Committee (PSFC) (1955), Natural Resources of NW California Geol. Mines Resources: figure 8.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10238528.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060931465.
|USGS MRDS Record:||10238528|
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