White Quartz

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,401 feet (427 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.49528, -120.20056



White Quartz MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "White Quartz"
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Copper
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

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Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Agnes Mciver
Company ID:
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Home Office: C/O E.F. Ducommun
Info Year:
Years: -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type:
Plant Type:
Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
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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
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Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Bornite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Geology
Comment PORPHYRY HANGING WALL, SCHIST FOOTWALL ( AUBURY 1904 ) BOWEN & GRAY ( 1957 ) DESCRIBE QUARTZ-MICA SCHIST & MASSIVE QUARTZ-MICA ROCKS AS WALLROCKS
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment PATENTED 11.17 AC. PROBABLY PART OF NO. 9 HOLDINGS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment Type:
Production
Comment 75 TONS ORE ON DUMP ( 1954 )
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN, SERIES, PARALLEL, AVG 2 FT THICK
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment INCLINE UNKNOWN DEPTH, PITS, TUNNELS, SHALLOW SHAFTS, STOPES.


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. 316
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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. 13
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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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