Roma

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 2,700 feet (823 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.58083, -119.95278



Roma MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Roma"
Secondary: "Piedra De Goza"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Frank And Nellie Harris
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
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

Alteration Type: L
Alteration:
Alteration Text: Greenstone Rendered Slaty To Schistose By Intense Shearing


Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN AVG 2 - 2.5 FT THICK
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment ADIT.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment MAIN VEIN IS A CONTINUATION OF SYSTEM WHICH CROSSES ADJACENT KING SOLOMON MINE.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment Discovery Year: 1850'S-1860'S
Comment Type:
Location
Comment UTM EST, SE 1/4 (?)
Comment Type:
Production
Comment NOTHING RECORDED OF EARLY PRODUCTION, BUT SUBSTANTIAL PRODUCTION IS PROBABLE. MINE WAS OPERATED FROM TIME TO TIME UNTIL 1901.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment PATENTED 25 ACRES ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


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. 164 - 165 , 301
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: AUBURY, L. E., 1904 , REGISTER OF MINES AND MINERALS, MARIPOSA COUNTY CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU, P. 13
URL:

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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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