Francis

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.39111, -120.03528



Francis MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Francis"
Secondary: "Frances"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Gold Recovery Corp.
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office: C/O T. S. O'Brien
Info Year:
Years: -

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: 1855
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 SE 1/4 19 , NE 1/4 30 UTM ACC.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment INTERMITTENTLY ACTIVE UNTIL 1903. SOME DEVELOPMENT BUT LITTLE OR NO RECORDED PRODUCTION IN 1930'S. INACTIVE IN 1954.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment IN 1903, A 300-FT. INCLINED SHAFT W/3 LEVELS, 680 FT. OF DRIFTS; BEFORE THAT, TWO ADITS AND A RAISE.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: VEIN 4 - 5 FT. THICK
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment PATENTED PROPERTY OF 20 ACRES.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment Discovery Year: 1850'S


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. 261 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: AUBRY, L. E., 1903 , REGISTER OF MINES AND MINERALS FOR MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIF., P. 11 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN AND GRAY, 1957
URL:

Did You Know.......

A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
-Mark Twain

About The MRDS Mines Database

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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