Yellowstone

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 2,375 feet (724 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.57222, -120.14389



Yellowstone MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Yellowstone"
Secondary: "Sirocco"
Secondary: "Yellowstone - Sirocco"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Glenn Coburn
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: 1941 -

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: 1893
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: PODS, LENTICULAR MASSES


Structure

Alterations

Rocks

Type: L
Structure:
Description: Narrow Shear Zone


Analytical Data

Materials

Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment Type:
Production
Comment NO RECENT ACTIVITY EXCEPT FOR UTILIZATION OF THE EXTENSIVE DUMPS FOR ROAD BASE AND FILL
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment WALL ROCKS SHEARED AND SCHISTOSE PYROXENE ANDESITE GREENSTONE
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment 2 SHAFTS, ADITS. UNDERGROUND WORKS PROBABLY EXTENSIVENONE WERE ACCESSIBLE, BUT JUDGING FROM SIZE OF DUMPS MUST BE EXTENSIVE. NONE WERE ACCESSIBLE, BUT JUDGING FROM SIZE OF DUMPS MUST BE EXTENSIVE.


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:
Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN & GRAY 1957
URL:
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. 187 , 317
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Did You Know.......

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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