Reed Property

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Chromium

Lat, Long: 37.72778, -120.21528



Reed Property MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Reed Property"
Primary: Chromium
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Lautenschlager, Walter J.
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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:


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: Chromite


Comments

Comment Type:
Workings
Comment A FEW TRENCHES AND A SMALL OPEN CUT ABOUT 4 FT. DEEP.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment IN 1918, ABOUT 600 POUNDS OF MEDIUM-GRADE CHROMITE HAD BEEN MINED AND A SMALL AMOUNT OF ORE WAS IN SIGHT IN THE CUT.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 53, NOS. 1 & 2, JAN.-APRIL, 1957, PP. 61, 223
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: DOM BULL. 134, PT. III, JUNE, 1948, P. 14
URL:

Did You Know.......

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

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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