Chemung Mine

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mono

Elevation: 8,140 feet (2,481 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 38.34, -119.15556

Gallery: View 24 Chemung Mine Photos



Chemung Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Chemung Mine"
Secondary: "Masonic Mines Association"
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
State: California
County: Mono
District: Masonic
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: National Forest
Administrative Organization:
Type:


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:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment 200 FT. SHAFT, DRIFTS ON 50 , 100 AND 200 FT. LEVELS, MILL ERECTED. SOME SURFACE PROSPECTING.
Comment Type:
Location
Comment UTM ACC. SW 1/4
Comment Type:
Production
Comment LARGE SHIPMENTS OF MEDIUM-GRADE ORE DEVEL. AND SEVERAL SHIPMENTS OF HIGH-GRADE ORE. SEVERAL HUNDRED DOLLARS PER TON, HAVE BEEN MADE. NO PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment THE MASONIC MINES ASSOCIATION OWNED SEVERAL CLAIMS IN THE AREA, INCLUDING THE CHEMUNG MINE. TOPO. LOCATES MINE IN SEC. 20 ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CASTELLO, W. O., 1920 , MONO COUNTY: 17TH REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST; CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU, P. 153 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOALICH, E. S., 1922 , MONO COUNTY: 18TH REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST; CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU, P. 415 - 416 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: TUCKER, W. B. AND SAMPSON, R. J., 1940 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF MONO COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 36 , NO. 2 , P. 121 - 122 , PL. 1 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: ERIC, J. C., 1948 , TABULATION OF COPPER DEPOSITS IN CALIFORNIA IN COPPER IN CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES BULLETIN 144 , P. 273 .
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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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