Schroeder Placer

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.58472, -119.99222



Schroeder Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Schroeder Placer"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: Private
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Charles M. And C. F. Schroeder
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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:


Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Physiographic Detail:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials



Comments

Comment Type:
Workings
Comment DURING WWI THERE WERE 5 1/2 MILES OF DITCHES AND 1500 FT. OF PIPE LINES USED IN GROUND SLUICING.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment WASHED MATERIAL REMAINING ON THE GROUND IN 1954 WAS BEDROCK REMNANTS AND SOIL MANTLE AND IT IS DOUBTFUL IF THIS WAS AN OLD CHANNEL DEPOSIT.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment THE SCHROEDER FAMILY OPERATED ON THE GROUND DURING WWI, COVERING ABOUT 5 ACRES. MUCH OF THE GROUND WAS VERY RICH.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 53, NOS. 1 & 2, JAN.-APRIL, 1957, P. 322
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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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