Hite Hite & Wynant, Hites Cove, Arkell

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 37.65, -119.85139



Hite Hite & Wynant, Hites Cove, Arkell MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Hite Hite & Wynant, Hites Cove, Arkell"
Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

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Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Cyrus Bell
Company ID:
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Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type:
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Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
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Year Last Production:
Discovery Year: 1862
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Organization:
Significant: N
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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:
Deposit
Comment SIX PATENTED CLAIMS, THE PRIEST AND COLEMAN, HITE, GILTNER, MCCONLEY, OLD DOMINION AND SUMMIT, AND SEVERAL MILL SITES.THE LOWEST GRADE OF ORE MINED WAS 1904-1909 WHEN 4625 TONS OF ORE YIELDED 788.85 OZ. OF GOLD AND 849 OZ. SILVER; IN 1912 A SMALL TONNAGE YIELDED NEARLY 3 1/2 OZ. OF GOLD PER TON.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment ONE OF THE MOST COLORFUL AND PRODUCTIVE MINES IN THE COUNTY. WORKED BY VARIOUS OPERATORS FROM 1862 TO 1938 AND PLANS WERE BEING MADE TO REOPEN THE MINE IN 1956. TOTAL PRODUCTION HAS BEEN ESTIMATED AT VARIOUS FIGURES BETWEEN $2,750,000 AND $3,000,000.
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment TWO LONG ADITS, 720 AND 1400 FT. RESPECTIVELY; LEVELS, WINZE, SHAFTS.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOL. V. 53, NOS. 1 & 2, JAN.-APRIL, 1957, PP. 108-112, 269
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: MIS V15, NO.3, 1962, P. 1
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Deposit
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Reference: USGS MR-34
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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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