War Baby

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 37.41667, -119.68333



War Baby MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "War Baby"
Primary: Tungsten
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: National Forest
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type:
Plant Type:
Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method:
Milling Method:
Year First Production:
Year Last Production:
Discovery Year:
Discovery Method:
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Physiographic Detail:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Scheelite


Comments

Comment Type:
Production
Comment SMALL PRODUCTION; NO FIGURES AVAILABLE
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment OPERATED 1939 - 1940 BY BISSETT AND REA. MAY NOW BE UNDER ANOTHER NAME. NO OTHER INFORMATION AVAILABLE.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: LEMMON, D.M., AND TWETO, O.L., 1962, TUNGSTEN IN THE U.S., USGS MAP, MR-25.
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Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN AND CLIFFTON, 1957
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O. E. AND CLIFFTON, G. H., 1957, MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES, MARIPOSA COUNTY; CA. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY VOL. 53, NO. 1 & 2, DIV. OF MINES, P. 331.
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A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
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About The MRDS Mines Database

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

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