Yellow Metal Group

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,699 feet (518 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.58722, -119.98694



Yellow Metal Group MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Yellow Metal Group"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Berniece Jeffery
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:
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: Metasedimentary Rock
Role: Host
Description:
Age Type: Host Rock
Age in Years:
Dating Method:
Material Analyzed:
Age Young: Late Permian
Age Old:


Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Production
Comment MODEST PRODUCTION 1930'S
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEINS, TWO
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment CALAVERAS GROUP
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment UNPATENTED 3 CLAIMS - NORTH YELLOW METAL, SOUTH YELLOW METAL, DES PINOS. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment E DRIVEN CROSSCUT ADIT, SEVERAL LESSER DRIF ADITS. 4 SHALLOW SHAFTS


References

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. 121 - 122
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. 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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