Poole

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,099 feet (335 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.5125, -120.20111



Poole MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Poole"
Secondary: "Poole Track"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Unknown


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: 1872
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:
Form:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials



Comments

Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN, 3 - 6 FT THICKNATIVE GOLD CHIEFLY IN OXIDIZED ZONE. NATIVE GOLD CHIEFLY IN OXIDIZED ZONE.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment POOLE RECOVERED SEVERAL THOUSAND DOLLARS IN GOLD WITH A HAND MORTOR AT DISCOVERY SITE. WORKED BY POOLE IN 1870'S AND LIVE OAK MINING CO. DURING 1880'S. LAST WORK KNOWN TO HAVE BEEN DONE IN 1909. MUCH OF ORE RAN FROM $4-$50/TON. NO SPECIFIC PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND.
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment SHAFT W CONSIDERABLE DRIFTING ON SEVERAL LEVELS


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. 297
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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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