Akoz

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Zinc

Lat, Long: 37.60139, -120.31583



Akoz MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Akoz"
Secondary: "B.A.B."
Secondary: "Radium"
Secondary: "Asposozien"
Primary: Zinc
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Carlin (Estate)
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office: C/O Mrs. P. Erickson
Info Year:
Years: -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
Plant Type:
Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method:
Milling Method:
Year First Production:
Year Last Production:
Discovery Year: 1900
Discovery Method:
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Trough
Physiographic Detail:
Name:
Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Analytical Data : .12 OZ/TON AU, 10.9 OZ/TON AG, 12.83 % ZN, .79 % PB AND .87 % CU.
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Barite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Sericite


Comments

Comment Type:
Workings
Comment PRINCIPAL WORKINGS; 90 FT. SHAFT WITH SHORT DRIFTS AT THE 35 , 60 AND 90 FT. LEVELS. NUMEROUS SURFACE CUTS. 800 FT. EAST IS ANOTHER SHAFT 15 FT. DEEP.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment MAY HAVE PRODUCED GOLD - SILVER ORE PRIOR TO 1900. NO RECORD OF PRODUCTION.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment MINERALIZED ZONE: 400 - 800 FT. IN PLAN, ELONGATED ROUGHLY NORTHWEST.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: SERICITE SCHIST DERIVED FROM GREENSTONE AND CUT BY GREENSTONE DIKES.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment EARLY 1900'S THE UNUSUAL TRIBOLUMINESCENCE OF SPHALERITE WAS MISTAKEN FOR THE GLOW OF RADIUM, SMALL AMOUNT WAS MINED, PULVERIZED AND MARKETED FOR MEDICINAL PURPOSES.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: GOODWIN, J. G., 1957 , LEAD AND ZINC IN CALIFORNIA; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY; VOL. 53 , NO. 3 & 4 , P. 546 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O. E. AND CLIFFTON, G. H., 1957 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA; CALIR. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 53 , NO. 1 & 2 , P. 198 - 199 .
URL:

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A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
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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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