Whitlock Group Consolidated Whitlock and Alabama

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 37.5375, -120.00278



Whitlock Group Consolidated Whitlock and Alabama MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Whitlock Group Consolidated Whitlock and Alabama"
Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

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Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Dr. F. E. Gallison And E. J. Freethy
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Years: -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
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Operation Type: Unknown
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Year Last Production:
Discovery Year: 1870
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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

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Comments

Comment Type:
Production
Comment INTERMITTENTLY OPERATED THROUGH 1870'S; MOST OF DEVELOPMENT AND SUSTAINED MINING 1895--1900 AND ABOUT $482,000 WAS RECOVERED DURING THIS PERIOD. A SMALL PRODUCTION WAS RECORDED 1940-42 WHEN 942 TONS OF ORE YIELDED ONLY 133 OZ. GOLD AND 33 OZ. SILVER. LITTLE OR NO WORK DONE SINCE 1942. TOTAL ESTIMATED PRODUCTION IS ESTIMATED TO BE ABOUT $500,000.
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment PRINCIPAL WORKINGS ARE A 900-FT. STEEPLY INCLINED SHAFT W/4 LEVELS, 600-FT. CROSSCUT ADIT, DRIFTS, OTHER CROSSCUT ADITS OF UNKNOWN LENGTHS.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment THREE PATENTED CLAIMS, THE WESTWARD, ALABAMA AND WHITLOCK, AGGREGATING 47.68 ACRES. ORE MINERALS ARE CHIEFLY PYRITE AND MINOR CHALCOPYRITE WITH NATIVE GOLD, BUT LOCALLY ARGENTIFEROUS GALENA IS PROMINENT.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 53, NOS. 1 & 2, JAN.-APRIL, 1957, PP. 183-185, 316
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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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