Blue Dipper Group

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 37.68791, -119.83193



Blue Dipper Group MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Blue Dipper Group"
Primary: Tungsten
State: California
County: Mariposa
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Land Status

Holdings

Workings

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Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Incline Mining Co., Lee Cuneo, L. Barribotti Et Al
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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Operation Type: Unknown
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Significant: N
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Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody



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Analytical Data

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Comments

Comment Type:
Workings
Comment IN 1954, AN UPPER TUNNEL WITH SEVERAL GALLERIES ABOUT 100 FT. LONG; SECOND TUNNEL ABOUT 65 FT. BELOW THE MAIN TUNNEL. THIS WAS ABOUT 50 FT. LONG IN 1954.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment SEVERAL CLAIMS ARE HELD. THE CHIEF MINERAL IN THE TACTITE IS QUARTZ WITH SUBORDINATE CALCITE, GARNET, EPIDOTE, PYRRHOTITE, SCHEELITE, TREMOLITE AND WOLLASTONITE. THE ORE AVERAGES ABOUT 0.75 PER CENT TUNGSTEN.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment SOME ORE PRODUCED AND MILLED DURING 1955 BEFORE THE NOVEMBER-DECEMBER FLOODS WASHED OUT THE ROAD TO THE MINE. OPERATIONS WERE SCHEDULED TO CONTINUE LATER IN THE SPRING OF 1956.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 53, NOS. 1 & 2, JAN.-APRIL, 1957, PP. 196-7, 330
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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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