Eastern Mojave Vegetation Zinc Mine Road  

Tom Schweich  

Home Page  Zinc Mine Road goes from Bailey Road at Mountain Pass, south into Piute Valley, then southwest on the north side of Striped Mountain to Cima Road.

Other articles:
• Interstate 15:  Mountain Pass;
• Routes to Water:   near Mescal Spring;  

  • US Interstate 15, east to Las Vegas, west to Los Angeles.
  • Bailey Road, south into the Mescal Range, north to the Mountain Pass Rare Earth Mine.

Literature Cited:
- Reynolds, Robert E., and Ted Weasma, 2005.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  24-Apr-05 at Mollusk Mine;

Locations: Mollusk Mine.  

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Mollusk Mine in Mountain Pass.
Also known as the Mescal Mine and the Cambria Mine, the Mollusk Mine produced high-grade gold and silver ore with antimony between 1882 and 1888. The ore was processed at a 10-stamp mill at Mescal Spring.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  MDQRC, May 1991;

Locations: Kokoweef Peak.
Full Size ImageKokoweef Peak forms the backdrop for a discussion of the regional significance of the Aztec Sandstone  

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Field trip stop about Aztec Sandstone.
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Field trip stop about Aztec Sandstone.
Kokoweef Peak to the south.

Other articles:
• Field Notes:  20050424040;

Locations: Striped Mountain.
Full Size ImageStriped Mountain in Piute Valley.  

Striped Mountain to the south.

Other articles:
• County Route 20739:  10000;  

Junction: CR 20739

Other articles:
• Kessler Springs Road:   at Zinc Mine Road;  

Junction: Kessler Springs Road, north to US I-15 at Valley Wells, south to Cima.
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Date and time this article was prepared: 7/13/2024 8:03:19 AM