Quartz Mountain

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,001 feet (305 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.48222, -120.21972



Quartz Mountain MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Quartz Mountain"
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: 1867
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

Name: Hornfels
Role: Host
Description:
Age Type: Host Rock
Age in Years:
Dating Method:
Material Analyzed:
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Old:


Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment INCLINE OR ADIT, DRIFTS, STOPES
Comment Type:
Location
Comment UTM EST, SE 1/4 ?
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment Discovery Year: SEPT 1867
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment AUBURY ( 1904 ) DESCRIBES GREENSTONE HANGING WALL, SCHIST FOOTWALL.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment DISCOVERED SEPT. 1867 BY MEXICANS WHO TOOK OUT A $3000 POCKET. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: AUBURY, L. E., 1904 , REGISTER OF MINES AND MINERALS, MARIPOSA COUNTY CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU, P. 13
URL:

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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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