Number Nine

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,152 feet (351 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.51556, -120.19750



Number Nine MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Number Nine"
Secondary: "Bill Jones and Mccall"
Secondary: "Yosemite Ginaca"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Hornitos
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: W. R. Plunkett And U.M. Peyrellade
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: -

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: 1855
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:
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Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment 3 PATENTED CLAIMS TOTALING 41 ACRES. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment Discovery Year: 1850'S
Comment Type:
Production
Comment MODERATE PRODUCTION OF LOW-GRADE ORE BETWEEN 1930-1936.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEINS, 12 , 3 - 15 FT THICK
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment 6 SHAFTS, 30 - 387 FT DEEP, 350 FT DRIFT ADIT, VARIOUS LEVELS & WORKINGS
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment QUARTZ CHIEFLY OF MASSIVE TO VUGGY MILKY VARIETY.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CASTELLO, W.O., 1921 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF MARIPOSA COUNTY IN SEVENTEENTH REPORT OF THE STATE GEOLOGIST: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU, P 130 - 131
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: LAIZURE, C. MCK., 1928 , SAN FRANCISCO FIELD DIVISION IN TWENTY-FOURTH REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU, P. 104 - 105
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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. 143 - 145 , 291
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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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