Golden Eagle

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.55806, -120.07417



Golden Eagle MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Golden Eagle"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Surface


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Worth A. Brown
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: -

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:
Name:
Form: TABULAR


Structure

Alterations

Rocks

Name: Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic)
Role: Associated
Description:
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age in Years:
Dating Method:
Material Analyzed:
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Old:
Name: Volcanic Rock (Aphanitic)
Role: Associated
Description:
Age Type: Host Rock
Age in Years:
Dating Method:
Material Analyzed:
Age Young: Late Jurassic
Age Old:


Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment Type:
Production
Comment NO PRODUCTION RECORDS FOUND.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment NUMEROUS OPEN CUTS AND PITS.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: BLANKET VEIN IN FELSITIC VOLCANICS
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment PATENTED PROPERTY. SOME DEVELOPMENT WORK DONE IN 1954 .
Comment Type:
Location
Comment E 1/2 NR CTR?


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O. E., JR., & GRAY, H., JR., 1957 , MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIF.: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOL., VOL. 53 , NOS. 1 & 2 , P. 266
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Did You Know.......

A mine is a hole in the ground, owned by a liar.
-Mark Twain

About The MRDS Mines Database

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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