Lone Tree

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,001 feet (305 meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 37.26111, -120.00611



Lone Tree MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Lone Tree"
Primary: Copper
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type:
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Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
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Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Trough
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Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials



Comments

Comment Type:
Workings
Comment 1908 : SEVERAL SHAFTS BETWEEN 25 - 100 FT. DEEP, ONE MAIN SHAFT 200 FT. DEEP WITH DRIFTS AND STOPES ON 150 FT. LEVEL.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment OPERATED AS PART OF GREEN MOUNTAIN MINE IN EARLY 1900'S.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment MINE PRODUCED CARBONATE ORE TO DEPTH OF 150 FT., SULFIDES BELOW THAT.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment WITHIN MINERALIZED ZONE ARE TWO WELL - DEFINED VEINS BETWEEN WHICH WALL ROCKS ARE MORE OR LESS MINERALIZED.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O. E. AND CLIFFTON, G. H., 1957 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA; CALIF. JOUR. MINE AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 53 , NO. 1 & 2 , P. 228 - 229 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: ERIC, J. H., 1948 , COPPER IN CALIFORNIA BULL. 144 ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 268 .
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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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