Mormon Bar

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,801 feet (549 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.46528, -119.94250



Mormon Bar MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Mormon Bar"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Unknown


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: C. C. And L. J. Kane
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: 1932 - 1934

Year: 1934
Time Period:
Mined:
Material type: ORE
Description: Ap_Grade: ^0.28 Oz Au/Ton
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:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Location
Comment UTM EST SE 1/4
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN, INCHES TO 4 FT THICK
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment 120 FT INCLINE, 200 FT DRIFTS, 2 STOPES, 1 RAISE
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: VEIN ACCOMPANIED BY DARK GRANITIC DIKE


References

Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN & GRAY, 1957
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O. E., JR., GRAY, C. H., JR., 1957 , MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 53 , NOS. 1 AND 2 , P. 287
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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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