Elizabeth

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.53556, -120.12722



Elizabeth MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Elizabeth"
Secondary: "Stepping Stones"
Secondary: "Nighthawk"
Secondary: "Fools Choice"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Frank A. Casaccia
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: -

Year: 1938
Time Period:
Mined:
Material type: AU
Description: Ap_Grade: ^.85 Oz/Ton
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:
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: TABULAR


Structure

Alterations

Rocks

Name: Greenstone
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:
Location
Comment NW 1/4 , SEC. LINES PROJECTED. UTM EST.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment ACTIVE 1905-10, PRODUCING 132.37 TONS OF ORE YIELDING $518.36 IN GOLD OR AN AVE. OF $19.00 PER TON AT OLD PRICE OF GOLD. PRODUCED 8 TONS IN 1938 THAT YIELDED 7 OZ. OF GOLD.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment IN 1920, 100-FT. SHAFT, ABOUT 100 FT. OF DRIFTS AND A STOPE 100 FT. HIGH BY 5 FT. WIDE.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: VEIN AVE. 6 FT. THICK, CLOSE TO CONTACT BT. META-ANDESITE GREENSTONE ON THE WEST AND MARIPOSA SLATE ON THE EAST.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment FORMER LAS MARIPOSAS LAND GRANT.


References

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. 256 - 257 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: LOGAN, C. A., 1934 , MOTHER LODE GOLD BELT OF CALIF.: CDM BULL. 108 , RECORD SHEET FACING P. 188 .
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Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN & GRAY, 1957
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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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