Stockton Creek and Stockton Creek Tunnel

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.47944, -119.97222



Stockton Creek and Stockton Creek Tunnel MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Stockton Creek and Stockton Creek Tunnel"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

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Ownership

Production

Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type:
Plant Type:
Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method:
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Year First Production:
Year Last Production:
Discovery Year: 1855
Discovery Method:
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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 IN 1928, A 135-FT. INCLINED SHAFT; TWO LEVELS, UPPER HAVING 250 FT. OF DRIFTS AND LOWER 300 FT.; STOPE 3 FT. WIDE, 100-FT. LONG AND 70 FT. HIGH.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment THE VEIN MOST EXTENSIVELY WORKED IS BELIEVED TO BE AN EXTENSION OF THE MARIPOSA VEIN.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment PRINCIPAL RECORDED PRODUCTION WAS BETWEEN 1900 AND 1915, DURING WHICH TIME 632.98 TONS OF ORE WAS MINED WHICH YIELDED $11,996.94 OR AN AVERAGE OF $18.95 PER TON. MINE WAS WORKED INTERMITTENTLY UP TO 1938.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment Discovery Year: 1850'S


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 53, NOS. 1 & 2, JAN.-APRIL, 1957, P. 308
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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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