Black Cat

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.57139, -120.21333



Black Cat MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Black Cat"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Hornitos
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Etta Barnard And S. W. Wilmert
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type:
Plant Type:
Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method:
Milling Method:
Year First Production:
Year Last Production:
Discovery Year:
Discovery Method:
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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:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: OCCURRENCE SIMILAR TO SILVER LEAD MINE.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment 1/2 MI. N OF SILVER LEAD MINE ( IN SEC. 28 ), W DEPOSIT OCCUR SIMILAR TO THAT MINE.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment UNDERGOING DEVELOPMENT WORK 1953-55. SMALL PRODUCTION OF GOLD AND SILVER RECOVERED BY ALGAMATION REPORTED FOR 1953, 1954.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment NO DATA ON WORKINGS.


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. 241 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: WALLACE, R. E., ETAL, 1957 , THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF CALIF.: US BUR. OF MINES MINERALS YEARBOOK FOR 1954 , VOL. 3 , P. 64 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, MIN. YB. 1954, MIN. IND. OF CALIF. (PREPRINT), P. 64
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Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN & GRAY, 1957 .
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Did You Know.......

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

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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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