Eureka Iii

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.65278, -119.82083



Eureka Iii MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Eureka Iii"
Secondary: "Eureka Sky High"
Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Zinc
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Hite Cove
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

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: 1868
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:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Gold
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment Discovery Year: ACTIVE PRIOR TO 1868
Comment Type:
Production
Comment MUCH OF THE ORE MINED BETWEEN 1868 AND 1880 RAN BETWEEN $40 AND $100 PER TON AT THE PREVAILING PRICE OF GOLD.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment MILLING BY A WATER-OWERED ARRASTRA.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: SNYDER VEIN IS 3 1/2 FT. THICK
Comment Type:
Commodity
Comment AG IN GALENA?
Comment Type:
Location
Comment ALSO SEC. 35 OR 36 ? UTM EST. SEC. LINES PROJECTED


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. 258 - 9 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CLARK, W. B., 1970 , GOLD DISTRICTS OF CALIF.: CDM BULL. 193 , P. 64 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN & GRAY
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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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