Geary

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.55444, -120.02056



Geary MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Geary"
Secondary: "Geare"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Whitlock
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Permit Mining Co.
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: TABULAR


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Workings
Comment TWO SHAFTS 160 AND 70 FT. DEEP, RESPECTIVELY, ABOUT 300 FT. APART; DRIFTS. FIRST WORKED BY SERIES OF OPEN CUTS.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment ONE PATENTED CLAIM
Comment Type:
Production
Comment LITTLE RECORD OF EARLY PRODUCTION DURING EXPLORATION IN 1938, A SMALL TONNAGE OF ORE WAS SHIPPED WHICH YIELDED 0.38 OZ. OF GOLD AND ABOUT 0.1 OZ. OF SILVER PER TON. LITTLE WORK HAS BEEN DONE SINCE THAT TIME AND IN 1954 THERE WAS NO EVIDENCE OF ANY RECENT ACTIVITY.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEINS, ORE SHOOTS
Comment Type:
Location
Comment SE 1/4 , ADJOINS NUTMEG MINE ON THE SOUTH. UTM EST.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: VEIN 3 - 4 FT. THICK; APPARENTLY SEVERAL CUTTER VEINS AND AT LEAST ONE MINOR PARALLEL VEIN. WALL ROCKS ARE SHEARED, SOMEWHAT PLATY PYX ANDESITE GREENSTONES. GEARY VEIN IS THE SAME ONE THAT CROSSES THE NUTMEG MINE.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O. E., JR., & GRAY, H., JR., 1957 , MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIF.: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOL., VOL. 53 , NOS. 1 & 2 , P. 101 - 102 , 263 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: JULIHN, C. E., & HORTON, F. W., 1940 , MINERAL RESOURCES SURVEY OF THE US: US BUREAU OF MINES BULL. 424 , P. 152 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN AND
URL:

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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