Louis and Louis Ext.

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 2,201 feet (671 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.51083, -120.07556



Louis and Louis Ext. MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Louis and Louis Ext."
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Mariposa Com'L And Mining Co.
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office: Mariposa Com'L & Mining Co.
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: 1855
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

Name: Slate
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:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: MARIPOSA FM.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment LAST ACTIVE IN 1912
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEINS, AVG. 4 FT. THICK
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment VERTICAL SHAFT 375 FT. DEEP 2/3 LEVELS; 150-FT. AIR SHAFT, 850 FT. DRIFTS; 775 FT. CROSSCUTS; 600 FT. WINZES - INACCESSIBLE IN SEPT. 1954.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment INCLUDED IN A PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING 240 ACRES THAT ALSO INCLUDES THE MT. VIEW WHICH ADJOINS THESE CLAIMS. VEIN IS ONE OF THE MOTHER LODE SYSTEM AND IS CHIEFLY MILKY QUARTZ CONTAINING NATIVE GOLD. SITE OF MAIN SHAFT IS MARKED BY A LARGE WHITE DUMP.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment Discovery Year: 1850'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. 119 , 278 .
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. 121 .
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. 98 .
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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