Blue Bell

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 2,402 feet (732 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.6025, -119.75778



Blue Bell MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Blue Bell"
Secondary: "Jumbo"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Jerseydale
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Hiram Branson ?
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
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:
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
Physiographic Detail:
Name:
Form: TABULAR


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Location
Comment UTM EST. SEC LINES PROJECTED
Comment Type:
Production
Comment NO DATA ON PRODUCTION
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN 5 FT THICK (AVE.)
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment 145-FT. CROSSCUT TUNNEL AND 80 FT. OF DRIFTS.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment THREE UNPATENTED CLAIMS, THE BLUE BELL, JUMBO, AND BLUE BELL EXTENSION.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: PORPHYRY FOOTWALL, SLATE AND GRANITE HANGING WALL


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. 243 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CLARK, W. B., 1970 , GOLD DISTRICTS OF CALIF.: CDM BULL. 193 , P. 80.
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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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