Carson

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.39722, -120.00556



Carson MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Carson"
Secondary: "Bouvier"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Patrick, T. J.
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: 1937 -

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: PINCH AND SWELL


Structure

Alterations

Rocks

Name: Greenstone
Role: Host
Description:
Age Type: Host Rock
Age in Years:
Dating Method:
Material Analyzed:
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Old:


Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment Type:
Commodity
Comment BEST ORE IS IN CUTTER VEINS.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment LAST ACTIVE IN 1937 WHEN 45 TONS OF ORE YIELDED 41 OZ. OF GOLD, 45 OZ. SILVER AND 2747 POUNDS OF COPPER.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN


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. 248 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: ERIC, J. H., 1948 , COPPER IN CALIFORNIA: CDM BULL. 144 , PT. 3 , P. 266 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN AND GRAY, 1937
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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