Bunker Hill Claim

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.54889, -120.20056



Bunker Hill Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Bunker Hill Claim"
Secondary: "Squirrel"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Hite Cove
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Harry Taylor
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: 1920 -

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: 1851
Discovery Method:
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Trough
Physiographic Detail:
Name:
Form:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Location
Comment MAY BE NW 1/4, UTM APP.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment NO RECORDS OF PRODUCTION FOUND.
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment NO DATA ON WORKINGS FOUND.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment HAD ONE OF THE FIRST QUARTZ MILLS BUILT IN CALIFORNIA; MILL WAS EQUIPPED WITH WOODEN STAMPS. MINE WAS NOT PRECISELY LOCATED DURING INVESTIGATION.


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. 246 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CLARK, W. B., 1970 , GOLD DISTRICTS OF CALIF.: CDM BULL. 193 , P. 64 .
URL:

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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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