Green Monster

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 37.25472, -119.98778



Green Monster MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Green Monster"
Secondary: "Copper Mtn."
Secondary: "Legioneer"
Secondary: "Copper Queen"
Primary: Copper
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Dr. Felix A. Smith And Marie D. Kellogg
Company ID:
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Info Year:
Years: -

Year: 1904
Time Period: 1904
Mined:
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^Avg. 6% Cu
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: 1861
Discovery Method:
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: M


Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Trough
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Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Chalcocite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Cuprite
Ore: Copper


Comments

Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment PRESENT GRP INCLUDES 11 UNPATENTED CLS., THE AMADOR, COPPER CHIEF, COPPER KING, COPPER MOUNTAIN, COPPER PEAK, DISCOVERY, SAN FRANCISCO (FRISCO), GREEN MTN., JULIET AND LAST CHANCE. TWO PATENTED CLAIMS INCLUDED ARE THE COPPER QUEEN AND BUENA VISTA. SMITH OWNS ALL UNPATENTED CLAIMS AND 1/2 INTEREST IN THOSE PATENTED.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment PRODUCTION FIGURES REPRESENT AMOUNT AND TYPE OF ORE SHIPPED DURING EARLY 1900'S, BUT NOT THE ONLY SHIPMENTS MADE.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment ORE IN UPPER OR OXIDIZED PARTS OF SHOOTS CONTAIN VARIOUS ORE MINERALS, PRIMARY ORES IN LOWER PARTS OF SHOOTS MADE UP CHIEFLY OF CHALCOPYRITE AND PYRRHOTITE.
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment MORE THAN 4,000 FT. OF UNDERGROUND WORKINGS INCLUDING NUMEROUS OPENINGS TO THE SURFACE.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: SCHIST CUT BY DIKES AND IRREGULAR INTRUSIONS OF GRANITIC ROCKS.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O. E. AND CLIFFTON, G. H., 1957 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 53 , NO. 1 & 2 , P. 65 - 66 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: ERIC, J. H., 1948 , COPPER IN CALIFORNIA BULL. 144 ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 267 .
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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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