Texas Hill Carrie Todd, Texas

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.68556, -120.02028



Texas Hill Carrie Todd, Texas MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Texas Hill Carrie Todd, Texas"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
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Land Status

Holdings

Workings

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Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: G. Ross Frank And Mary E. Shell
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Home Office: C/O W. J. Beatty
Info Year:
Years: -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type:
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Operation Type: Unknown
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Year Last Production:
Discovery Year: 1865
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Organization:
Significant: N
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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

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Comments

Comment Type:
Workings
Comment THREE DRIFT ADITS EACH SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET LONG; WINZE CONNECTS THE LOWER AND MIDDLE TUNNELS
Comment Type:
Production
Comment KNOWN PRODUCTION IS ABOUT $74,000. ORE PRODUCED 1941-43 AVERAGED ABOUT 1/3 OZ. GOLD AND 1/5 OZ. SILVER PER TON PLUS A LITTLE COPPER AND LEAD. PRIOR TO THAT TIME ORE HAD RUN APPROX. $20 PER TON AT PRESENT PRICE OF GOLD. IDLE SINCE 1943.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment ONE CLAIM, THE CARRIE TODD, PATENTED, 20.66 ACRES, AND SEVERAL ADJOINING UNPATENTED CLAIMS. PRODUCED ABOUT 3200 TONS OF GOLD ORE 1919-1943; CONCENTRATES SHIPPED CONTAINED RECOVERABLE LEAD AND COPPER. MOST OF THE ORE WAS TREATED AT THE MINE AND BULLION RECOVERED DIRECTLY.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 53, NOS. 1 & 2, JAN.-APRIL, 1957, PP. 174-5, 311
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOL. V. 53, NOS. 3 & 4, PP. 552-3
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: D.O.M. BULL. 144, PT. 3, 1948, P. 269
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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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