Our Chance

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 2,001 feet (610 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.55, -120.00194



Our Chance MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Our Chance"
Secondary: "Clark Mines"
Secondary: "Albert Austin Gp"
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Manganese
Secondary: Silver
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Whitlock
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Arthur Clark
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: 1932 - 1946

Year: 1946
Time Period: 1932 - 1946
Mined:
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^.53 Oz Au/Ton, .087 Oz Ag/Ton Avg. $18.60/Ton
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



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Location
Comment UTM EST NW1/4 NW1/4
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN, AVG 14 IN, VARYING FROM 4 INCHES - 4 FT
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment ADIT W/2500 FT DRIFTS, STOPES, WINZES
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment 4 - 6 FT GRANITIC DIKE ABOVE VEIN
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment MINE NOTED FOR SPECIMENS OF CRYSTALLIZED & ARBORESCENT GOLD. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment Type:
Production
Comment MORE THAN 2000 OZ RECOVERED FROM POCKETS NEAR EXPOSED SURFACE OF VEIN. ONE POCKET YIELDED $17,000


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
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Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN & GRAY, 1957
URL:

Did You Know.......

A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
-Mark Twain

About The MRDS Mines Database

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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