Mebold I

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 2,799 feet (853 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.57278, -119.98583



Mebold I MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Mebold I"
Secondary: "King Saxon"
Secondary: "Queen Saxon"
Secondary: "Kid Saxon"
Secondary: "Frenchman"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Thomas V. Bell Jr., Et Al
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

Type: L
Structure:
Description: Slaty Cleavage Strikes Roughly Parallel With The Vein, Dips Steeply Ne.
Name: Slate
Role: Host
Description:
Age Type: Host Rock
Age in Years:
Dating Method:
Material Analyzed:
Age Young: Late Permian
Age Old:


Analytical Data

Materials

Analytical Data : ORE ASSAYS $3.69 - $22.40 AU/TON
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Location
Comment UTM EST. N 1/2
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment TWO DRIFT ADITS, 450 & 300 FT. LONG. SEVERAL SHALLOW SHAFTS AND SHORT CROSSCUT ADITS.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment WORKINGS ARE STRUNG OUT FOR ABOUT 1/2 MILE IN A LINE ROUGHLY PARALLEL TO SAXON CREEK.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment NO PRODUCTION DATA FOUND.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: CALAVERAS GP. BLACK SLATE


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. 283 .
URL:
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. 93 .
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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