Southern California Mining Section

A Local Member Section of The Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, Inc. (SME)

Photo's Of Field Trips Sponsored by this Section


Our March, 2000 Field Trip To DEATH VALLEY, CA.

The Southern California Mining Section held a joint meeting with the Western Nevada Section of SME, during the 18th and 19 of March. The meeting was held at the Furnace Creek Inn in Death Valley, CA, with trips to historic Ryan, a former mining site and ghost town owned by US Borax, Inc. The old Ryan mine site is located about 15 miles SE of the Furnace Creek Ranch along State Route 190. Presentation of the geology was given by Steve Carpenter, a Geologist with US Borax.

Photos to be here soon!

Some Photos of the Eagle Mountain Kaiser Steel Field Trip