Barrett

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.63778, -120.24000



Barrett MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Barrett"
Secondary: "Baretta"
Secondary: "Barette"
Secondary: "Beaudry"
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Zinc
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Angelo Beaudry And Inez Bouvier
Company ID:
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Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: -

Year: 1932
Time Period:
Mined:
Material type: ORE
Description: Ap_Grade: ^70.7 Oz Au, 16 Oz Ag
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Plant Type:
Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method:
Milling Method:
Year First Production:
Year Last Production:
Discovery Year: 1865
Discovery Method:
Years of Production:
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
Physiographic Detail:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Analytical Data : AU .04 OZ/TON, CU 13.32%, ZN 2.0%, FE 28.51%, INSOLUBLE 22.7%
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment Discovery Year: 1860'S
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: WALL ROCKS CHIEFLY META - AUGITE ANDESITE GREENSTONE ALTHOUGH CHERT HAS BEEN DESCRIBED IN WORKINGS, NONE FOUND. GREENSTONE PART OF PENON BLANCO MEMBER OF UPPER JURASSIC AMADOR GROUP. RHYTHMICALLY BANDED CHERT AND ASSOCIATED SEDIMENTARY ROCKS OF HUNTER VALLEY CHERT MEMBER OF AMADOR GROUP EXPOSED ALONG ROAD SOUTH OF MINE, STRIKES N 40 W, 63 NE, ASSUMED GREENSTONE TRENDS IN SAME DIRECTION.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment THREE PATENTED CLAIMS, THE WILDCAT, MOUNTAINEER AND NEW YEAR AND A RECTANGULAR PIECE OF LAND KNOWN AS BERETTAS ENCLOSURE WHICH INCLUDES MOST OF THE OLD BARRETT AND BEAUDRY CLAIMS. HAS PRODUCED POCKET GOLD ORE AND GOLD ORE OF MILLING GRADE AS WELL AS HIGH-GRADE, OXIDIZED AND SULFIDE COPPER ORES. SOME MASSIVE SULFIDE ORE SHOWING SOME MALACHITE ON THE DUMPS OF THE WILDCAT CLAIM IN 1954.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment HAS PRODUCED POCKET GOLD ORE AND GOLD ORE OF MILLING GRADE AS WELL AS HIGH - GRADE, OXIDIZED AND SULFIDE COPPER ORES. $90,000 IN GOLD REALIZED FROM MINE UP TO 1907 .
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment BANDED VEIN MATTER COMPOSED OF ALTERNATING BANDS OF CALCITE OR CALCITE AND BARITE AND QUARTZ.
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment SHAFT 200 FT. DEEP, IN 1920 AND ADIT DRIVEN NE TO INTERSECT NW TRENDING ORE ZONE


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O. E. AND CLIFFTON, G. H., 1957 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 53 , NO. 1 & 2 , P. 62 - 63 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CASTELLO, W. O., 1920 , MARIPOSA COUNTY; 17TH REPT. STATE MINERALOGIST; CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 102 .
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Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O. E. & CLIFFTON, G. H., 1957 (SEE REF.)
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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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