Big Grizzly Group

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,601 feet (488 meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 37.66667, -119.88333



Big Grizzly Group MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Big Grizzly Group"
Tertiary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Hite Cove
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: National Forest
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Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type:
Plant Type:
Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method:
Milling Method:
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Year Last Production:
Discovery Year:
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Organization:
Significant: N
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Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
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Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment SIX GOLD BEARING QTZ. VEINS, 1 - 3 FT. WIDE ALL PARALLEL TO EACH OTHER.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment PRODUCTION IF ANY IS NOT REPORTED - NO OTHER INFORMATION AVAILABLE.
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment SEVERAL SHORT ADITS AND OPEN CUTS
Comment Type:
Location
Comment UTM EST, SEC. PROJECTED


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O. E. AND CLIFFTON, G. H., 1957, MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS, MARIPOSA COUNTY; CA. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 53, NO. 1 & 2,DIV. OF MINES, P. 330.
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: TUCKER, W. B. AND SAMPSON, R. J., 1941, TUNGSTEN RESOURCES IN CALIFORNIA; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 37, NO. 4, DIV. OF MINES, P. 580 - 581.
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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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