Little Bear and Little Bear Extension

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 2,851 feet (869 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.57278, -119.91611



Little Bear and Little Bear Extension MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Little Bear and Little Bear Extension"
Secondary: "Pete Gordon"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Colorado
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: National Forest
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Paul Miller
Company ID:
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Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type:
Plant Type:
Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method:
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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

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: MAIN VEIN AVERAGES 2 FT. THICK GRANITE HANGING WALL, SLATE FOOTWALL.
Comment Type:
Location
Comment UTM ACC. NW 1/4
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN, THREE NARROW
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment IN 1920, A 175-FT. ADIT, A 30-FT. ADIT ON OPPOSITE SIDE OF THE CREEK, A 12-FT. WINZE, PRESUMABLY FROM THE MAIN ADIT, AND A SHALLOW SHAFT.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment MAY BE THE PROSPECT INDICATED IN THE NW1/4 OF THE SECTION, SHOWN ON USGS QUAD. FELICIANA MTN., CALIF., 1948; PROSPECT IN SW1/4 ALSO.


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. 277 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CASTELLO, W. O., 1921 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF MARIPOSA COUNTY IN SEVENTEENTH REPORT OF THE STATE GEOLOGIST: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU, P. 120 .
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A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
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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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