War Baby

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 4,501 feet (1,372 meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 37.42389, -119.68556



War Baby MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "War Baby"
Primary: Tungsten
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: National Forest
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Lester Bissett And J. E. Rea
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: 1942 -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: 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:


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



Comments

Comment Type:
Production
Comment SMALL PRODUCTION IN 1939-40 AND WAS STILL HELD BY BISSETT AND J. E. REA IN 1942 - MAY LATER HAVE BEEN HELD UNDER ANOTHER NAME.
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment PIT 17 BY 4 BY 5 FT. AND AN 80-FT. ADIT IN GRANODIORITE, FROM END OF WHICH CROSSCUT EXTENDS 15 FT. W. AND WINZE 15 FT. DEEP.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: DOM S.R. 35, P. 75
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOL. V. 53, NOS. 1 - 2, JAN.-APRIL, 1957, P. 331; V. 38, NOS. 3-4, JULY-OCT., 1942, P. 337
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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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