Horseshoe Ii

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,601 feet (488 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.57778, -120.17806



Horseshoe Ii MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Horseshoe Ii"
Secondary: "Eureka"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


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:
Name:
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Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN 2-5 FT THICK
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment ORE CONTAINS A LARGE PERCENTAGE OF PYRITE. OLD PROPERTY ACTIVE MAINLY IN 1895 - 1897 .
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment IN 1895, SHAFT 100 FT. DEEP, 140 FT. OF DRIFTS.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O. E., JR., GRAY, C. H., JR., 1957 , MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 53 , NOS. 1 AND 2 , P. 270
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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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