Black Oak

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.51222, -119.80750



Black Oak MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Black Oak"
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Copper
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: National Forest
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: M. Kane Golden Opportunity Inc.
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: 1927 -

Year: 1936
Time Period: - 1936
Mined:
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^100 Lb/Ton Cu
Year: 1936
Time Period: - 1936
Mined:
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^.36 Oz/Ton Ag
Year: 1936
Time Period: - 1936
Mined:
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^.9 Oz/Ton Au
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:
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: Gold
Ore: Silver
Ore: Copper
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Production
Comment LAST PERIOD OF ACTIVITY WAS 1933-36 DURING WHICH TIME 153 TONS OF ORE WAS MILLED WHICH YIELDED 144.33 OZ. OF GOLD, 37 OZ. OF SILVER AND 1507 LBS. OF COPPER.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment NO DATA ON WORKINGS.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment UNPATENTED CLAIM (1927)


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. 242 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: LAIZURE, C. MCK., 1928 , S. F. FIELD DIV. - MARIPOSA COUNTY: 24TH REPORT STATE MINERALOGIST, VOL. 24 , NO. 2 , P. 130 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: D.O.M. BULL. 144, PT. 3, 1948, P. 265
URL:
Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN & GRAY, 1953 .
URL:

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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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