Mexican Ii

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 3,501 feet (1,067 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.62917, -119.81917



Mexican Ii MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Mexican Ii"
Secondary: "Carmen"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Mt. Bullion
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: National Forest
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Pacific Placers Eng. Co.
Company ID:
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Info Year:
Years: -

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: 1862
Discovery 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:
Location
Comment UTM EST. ALT. EST. BOWEN & GRAY ( 1957 ) STATE CLAIM IS IN SEC. 31 , BUT DESCRIPTION AND LAIZURE ( 1928 ) FIT SEC. 36 .
Comment Type:
Production
Comment INACTIVE EXCEPT FOR ASSESSMENT WORK. ORE COMMONLY HIGH-GRADE BUT POCKETY.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEINS, TWO, 2 - 6 FT. THICK
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment 1 SHAFT, 625 FEET OF DRIFTS, TWO TUNNELS OF 240 & 280 FT.


References

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. 101 .
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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. 284 - 285 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: AUBURY, L. E., 1904 , REGISTER OF MINES AND MINERALS, MARIPOSA COUNTY CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU, P. 12 .
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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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