Merced River Ii

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,499 feet (457 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.66694, -120.18972



Merced River Ii MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Merced River Ii"
Secondary: "Merced River Qtz."
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Horseshoe Bend
 

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
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Year Last Production:
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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
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Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEINS, 4 , VARYING FROM 1 - 4 FT. THICK
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment ONE SHAFT WITH 2 LEVELS AND 210 FT. DRIFTS; ANOTHER SHAFT 90 FT. DEEP AND CROSSCUT 230 FT. LONG.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: SLATE FOOTWALL, SERPENTINE HANGING WALL
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment 13 UNPATENTED CLAIMS. AUBURY ( 1904 ) GIVES DIFFERENT SECTION, TOWNSHIP, RANGE NUMBERS.


References

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. 284 .
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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. 125 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: AUBURY, L. E., 1904 , REGISTER OF MINES AND MINERALS, MARIPOSA COUNTY CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU, P. 12 .
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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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