French Camp

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.52667, -120.00694



French Camp MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "French Camp"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
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Ownership

Production

Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type:
Plant Type:
Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method:
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Year First Production:
Year Last Production:
Discovery Year:
Discovery Method:
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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:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Location
Comment UTM EST. SEC. LINES PROJECTED
Comment Type:
Production
Comment ACTIVE 1908-12, PRODUCING 109 TONS OF ORE WHICH YIELDED $2177.34 OR AN AVERAGE OF $19.96 PER TON.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: NW TRENDING VEIN SYSTEM IN GREENSTONE
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment FORMER LAS MARIPOSAS GRANT 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. 262 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: LAIZURE, C. MCK., 1935 , CURRENT MINING ACTIVITIES IN THE SAN FRANCISCO DISTRICT WITH SPEC. REF. TO GOLD: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOL., VOL. 31 , NO. 1 , RECORD SHEET FACING P. 188 .
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Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN & GRAY
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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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