Crown Peak

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 2,001 feet (610 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.63222, -120.15611



Crown Peak MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Crown Peak"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Coulterville
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

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Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Crown Peak Mining Co. Ltd.
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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Operation Type: Unknown
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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
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Structure

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Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Location
Comment NEAR TOP OF STEEP RIDGE THAT RISES FROM E. BANK OF MERCED RIVER. UTM EST.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment OPERATED JOINTLY WITH CROWN LEAD AND RED BANK OR STEVENSON GROUP MINES AT VARIOUS TIMES. THE SHAFT AND ADJOINING WORKINGS ARE CAVED.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEINS
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment IN 1914, A 45-FT. INCLINED SHAFT AND A 50-FT. OPEN CUT.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: SERPENTINE FOOTWALL, SLATE HANGING WALLS. 2 QUARTZ VEINS OCCUR AT CONTACT VARYING FROM 6 - 8 FT. THICK. THE ROUGHLY PARALLEL VEINS ARE ON EITHER SIDE OF A DIKE LIKE INTRUSION OF SERPENTINE.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment PATENTED FRACTIONAL CLAIM OF 13 ACRES ADJOINING CROWN LEAD MINE ON THE SE. (CROWN LEAD IS NW OF CROWN PEAK CLAIM)


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O. E., JR., & GRAY, H., JR., 1957 , MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIF.: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOL., VOL. 53 , NOS. 1 & 2 , P. 254 .
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Deposit
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Reference: AUBURY, L. E., 1903 , REGISTER OF MINES AND MINERALS FOR MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIF., P. 10 .
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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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