Big Lode

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.64361, -120.12583



Big Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Big Lode"
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Coulterville
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

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Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Jas K., Bernard, John Lindsay
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Years: -

Year: 1913
Time Period:
Mined:
Material type: ORE
Description: Ap_Grade: ^.1 Oz/Ton Ag
Year: 1913
Time Period:
Mined:
Material type: ORE
Description: Ap_Grade: ^.66 Oz/Ton Au
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type:
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Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
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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
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Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Silver
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Location
Comment NEAR HEAD OF FLYAWAY GULCH UTM EST. WORKINGS MAY BE THOSE NEAR COMMON 1/4 COR. COULTERVILLE QUAD.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: SHEARED GREENSTONE. IN ADDITION TO POCKETS OF AU WHICH OCCUR IN BOTH ALBITITE & QUARTZ, THERE ARE MASSES OF MINERALIZED SERPENTINE WHICH CONTAIN GOLD.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment DURING 1913, 117 TONS OF ORE MINED BY G. A. HELANDER OF COULTERVILLE YIELDED 68.02 OZ. GOLD AND 13 OZ. SILVER. IDLE.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment QUARTZ VEIN
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment SHAFT & ADIT? SHAFT. INACCESSIBLE IN SEPT. 1954 .
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment ONE OF THE FLYAWAY GROUP.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: LAIZURE, C. MCK., 1928 , S. F. FIELD DIV. - MARIPOSA COUNTY: 24TH REPORT STATE MINERALOGIST, VOL. 24 , NO. 2 , P. 124 .
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Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN & GRAY, 1957 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CLARK, W. B., 1970 , GOLD DISTRICTS OF CALIF.: CDM BULL. 193 , P. 42 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O. E., JR., & GRAY, H., JR., 1957 , MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIF.: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOL., VOL. 53 , NOS. 1 & 2 , P. 240 .
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A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
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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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