Oakes and Reese

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,601 feet (488 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.62417, -120.21778



Oakes and Reese MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Oakes and Reese"
Secondary: "Grand Prize and Badger"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Hunter Valley
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

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:
Name:
Form: PIPE - LIKE


Structure

Alterations

Rocks

Name: Greenstone
Role: Host
Description:
Age Type: Host Rock
Age in Years:
Dating Method:
Material Analyzed:
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Old:


Analytical Data

Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Geology
Comment HUNTER VALLEY CHERTS, SHALES & SILTSTONES FORM HANGING WALL, GREENSTONE PORPHYRITE FOOTWALL
Comment Type:
Production
Comment ORE FROM 1 SHOOT AVG 2.5 OZ AU/TON TO BETTER THAN 5 OZ AU/TON
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN, BLUE LEAD AND TWO INTERSECTING VEINS AT RIGHT ANGLES
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment SHAFT, DRIFTS, STOPES
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment 26.15 ACRES, 2 CLAIMS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN & GRAY 1957 , CASTELLO, 1921
URL:
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. 145 - 147 , 292
URL:
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. 131
URL:
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. 106
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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