Jenkins Hill

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,499 feet (457 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.66806, -119.92056



Jenkins Hill MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Jenkins Hill"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: National Forest
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: W. J. Schofield And A. B. Smith
Company ID:
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Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: 1927 -

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
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Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials



Comments

Comment Type:
Commodity
Comment LITTLE OR NO FREE GOLD
Comment Type:
Location
Comment UTM EST. NW 1/4
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN, 4 IN - 3 FT THICK
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment TWO DRIFT ADITS 90 FT. APART, ONE ABOVE THE OTHER, CONNECTED BY A RAISE. LOWER ADIT IS 432 FT. LONG
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: GRANITE FOOTWALL, SLATE HANGING WALL
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment Discovery Year: 1850'S


References

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. 271 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: LAIZURE, C. MCK., 1928 , SAN FRANCISCO FIELD DIVISION IN TWENTY-FOURTH REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU. P. 91 .
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Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN & GRAY 1957
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Did You Know.......

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

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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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