Annabelle

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.66083, -120.13083



Annabelle MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Annabelle"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Mr. And Mrs. Sherman S. Pickard, Bryan A. Miller
Company ID:
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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: 1952
Discovery Method:
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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

Ore: Gold
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Commodity
Comment FREE-MILLING AU OFTEN IN POCKETS
Comment Type:
Location
Comment NW 1/4 UTM EST.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEINS & STRINGERS
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment SHALLOW SHAFT INCLINED 40 E WITH A 16 FT. DRIFT. 2ND TUNNEL 30 FT. NE OF SHAFT.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment ONE UNPATENTED CLAIM. NEXT TO THE QUARTZ VEINS IS A NARROW ZONE OF FRACTURED GREENSTONE AND TALC SCHIST COMMONLY CUT BY QUARTZ STRINGERS. THE FRACTURED GREENSTONE AND IN SOME PLACES THE ADJACENT GREENSTONE WALLROCK IS MINERALIZED AND CARRIES PYRITE AND AURIFEROUS PYRITE.
Comment Type:
Production
Comment SOME GOOD SPECIMEN MATERIAL HAS RECENTLY BEEN OBTAINED FROM THIS MINE AND THERE HAS BEEN A SMALL BUT FAIRLY STEADY PRODUCTION SINCE 1952. WORK IS DONE ENTIRELY BY HAND AND THERE IS NO MILL ON THE PROPERTY. SMALL PRODUCTION REPORTED FOR 1954.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: NEXT TO THE QUARTZ VEINS IS A NARROW ZONE OF FRACTURED META-ANDESITE AND TALC SCHIST COMMONLY CUT BY QUARTZ STRINGERS. THE FRACTURED GREENSTONE AND IN SOME PLACES THE ADJACENT GREENSTONE WALLROCK IS MINERALIZED AND CARRIES PYRITE AND AURIFEROUS PYRITE. SERPENTINIZED PERIDOTITE TO E; QTZ.-DIORITE DIKE INTRUDES ALONG SERPENTINE GREENSTONE CONTACT.


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. 74 - 75 , 234 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: U.S. BUR. MINES MIN. YEARBOOK, 1954, MIN. IND. CALIF., (PREPRINT), P. 64.
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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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