Green Mountain

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 37.2725, -119.99639



Green Mountain MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Green Mountain"
Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Cobalt
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Green Mountain
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

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: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Trough
Physiographic Detail:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Pyrrhotite
Ore: Chalcopyrite


Comments

Comment Type:
Commodity
Comment CO ANALYSES OF UP TO 0.18% HAVE BEEN REPORTED ON SAMPLES.
Comment Type:
Reserve-Resource
Comment PROBABLY CONSIDERABLE
Comment Type:
Production
Comment PAST CU PRODUCTION BETWEEN 100,000 AND 1 MILLION TONS
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: PYRRHOTITE - CHALCOPYRITE ORE BODIES IN SERICITE SCHIST BETWEEN GRANODIORITE ON EAST AND DIORITE ON WEST.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: ERIC, JOHN H., 1948, CALIF. DIV. MINES BULL. 144, P. 267
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BILBREY, J. H., JR., BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRC. 8103, P. 28
URL:
Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: REF. (1)
URL:
Reference Category:
Reserve-Resource
Pages:
Reference: UNPUBLISHED CO REPORT
URL:

Did You Know.......

A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
-Mark Twain

About The MRDS Mines Database

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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