Buena Vista Group

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 37.57556, -119.99250



Buena Vista Group MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Buena Vista Group"
Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Colorado
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: C. W. And Velma Worley
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: 1882
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 IN 1914 PRINCIPAL WORKING WAS 180-FT. SHAFT WITH 140 FT. DRIFTS, WINZE, 67-FT. CROSSCUT TUNNEL, MOSTLY ON WASHINGTON AND BUENA VISTA CLAIMS.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment Discovery Year: 1882 OR 1883
Comment Type:
Production
Comment WORKED INTERMITTENTLY FROM 1882-83 TO 1929. IDLE DURING MOST OF PERIOD 1929-1955. IN 1892 AN ORE SHOOT 8-9 IN WIDE STRUCK IN THE VEIN AT DEPTH OF 15 FT. WHICH RAN $62.00 PER TON IN GOLD AND $1.67 IN SILVER. ASSAYS MADE IN 1927-28 VARIED FROM $6.40 TO $32.96 PER TON.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment THREE PATENTED CLAIMS, THE WASHINGTON, BUENA VISTA AND PHOENIX (GROUP ONCE INCLUDED THE TALC, LUCKY LINDY AND CHARLES CLAIMS.)


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: 17TH REPT. ST. MIN. P. 141 (WASHINGTON)
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 53, NOS. 1 & 2, JAN.-APRIL, 1957, PP 81,245
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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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