Nutmeg

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 2,700 feet (823 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 37.55806, -120.02472



Nutmeg MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Nutmeg"
Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

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Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Lebarry, Sam
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Home Office: C/O Permit Mining Co.
Info Year:
Years: -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type:
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Operation Type: Unknown
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Discovery Year: 1900
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Organization:
Significant: N
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Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

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

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials



Comments

Comment Type:
Workings
Comment 106-FT. VERTICAL SHAFT WITH MORE THAN 160-FT. OF DRIFTS ON THE 50-FT. LEVEL AND 300-FT. ON THE 100-FT. LEVEL..
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment ONE UNPATENTED CLAIM. WALL ROCKS ARE MASSIVE AND SHEARED PYROXENE ANDESITE GREENSTONE. FOUR ORE SHOOTS HAVE BEEN DEVELOPED WHICH AVERAGE 25 FT. LONG.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment LITTLE RECORDED OF EARLY HISTORY. MODERATE PRODUCTION RECORDED 1938-1951, TOTAL OF 5239 TONS OF ORE HAVING YIELDED 1204 OZ. GOLD, A LITTLE LEAD AND COPPER AND 331 OZ. SILVER. AVERAGE YIELD PER TON HAS BEEN BETWEEN $8 AND $8.50 ALTHOUGH SOME POCKETS OF ORE RUN AS HIGH AS 3 OZ. PER TON. STILL WORKED INTERMITTENTLY BY PERMIT MINING CO.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 53, NOS. 1 & 2, JAN.-APRIL, 1957, PP. 145, 292
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Deposit
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Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOL. V. 53, NOS. 3 & 4, P. 551
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Deposit
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Reference: RD FILE SAYS THAT SOME PB, CU AND AG HAVE BEEN PRODUCED IN ADDITION TO AU.
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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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