Louisiana

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,699 feet (518 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.73, -120.05556



Louisiana MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Louisiana"
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Coulterville
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: National Forest
Administrative Organization:
Type: Unknown


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Sarah W. Treat
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office: C/O Mrs. Rob'T. Sherman
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: 1862
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:
Form:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks

Alteration Type: L
Alteration:
Alteration Text: Granite Badly Altered
Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Description:
Age Type: Host Rock
Age in Years:
Dating Method:
Material Analyzed:
Age Young: Late Permian
Age Old:


Analytical Data

Materials

Analytical Data : $6 - $15 AU/TON, 1 1/2 - 2 1/2 PERCENT SULFIDES. SULFIDE CONCENTRATE ASSAYED $100 - $500/TON
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Gold
Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: CALAVERAS GROUP
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment PATENTED PROPERTY OF 30 ACRES. VEIN MATTER IN THE ORE SHOOTS CONSIST OF NATIVE GOLD, GALENA, SPHALERITE AND PYRITE, PYRITE BEING MOST ABUNDANT. COMPLETE PRODUCTION FIGURES HAVE NOT BEEN RECORDED. (WORKINGS MAY BE THOSE SHOWN ON U.S.GEOL.SURVEY QUAD. BUCKHORN PEAK, CAL.,1949)
Comment Type:
Production
Comment SOME PRODUCTION IN 1953 .
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN 2 - 15 FT. THICK
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment FIVE SHAFTS OF VARIOUS DEPTHS; 2 TUNNELS ON THE NW PART OF THE CLAIM; UNDETERMINED NO. OF OTHER ADITS ON SE PART OF CLAIM.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment Discovery Year: EARLY 1860'S


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. 120 - 122 .
URL:
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. 122 .
URL:
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. 96 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: WALLACE, R. E., MCLENEGAN, J. D., MATSON, E. J., 1957 , THE MINERAL INDUSTRY OF CALIFORNIA IN MINERALS YEARBOOK 1954 , VOLUME THREE, AREA REPORTS: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, P. 220.
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: 5) AUBURY, L. E., 1904 , REGISTER OF MINES AND MINERALS, MARIPOSA COUNTY CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU, P. 12
URL:
Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN & GRAY, 1957
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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