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BLACK BUTTE AND ELK CREEK ROADLESS AREAS, CALIFORNIA.

Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)

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Abstract

A mineral investigation in the nearly contiguous Black Butte and Elk Creek Roadless Areas of northern California, indicates that small parts of both roadless areas have a probable mineral-resource potential for small manganese-copper- or chromite-type deposits. There is little promise for the occurrence of energy resources in the areas. Investigation of geothermal resource potential and of the potential for other hydrothermal base- and precious-metal mineralization should be initiated.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
BLACK BUTTE AND ELK CREEK ROADLESS AREAS, CALIFORNIA.
Series title:
Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
Volume
1
Year Published:
1984
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
First page:
181
Last page:
184
Number of Pages:
4