King Solomon

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 2,251 feet (686 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.58194, -119.95500



King Solomon MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "King Solomon"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Briceburg
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: Private
Administrative Organization:
Type: Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: John M. Graham
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Info Year:
Years: -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type:
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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: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
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Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Location
Comment UTM ACC. E 1/2 SW 1/4
Comment Type:
Production
Comment LAST WORKED IN 1920, LAST PRODUCTION IN 1911. IDLE. PROBABLY PLACER MINING IN 14 ALSO ACC. CDM BULL. 135.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN, 1 1/2 - 2 FT THICK
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment IN 1920, A 70-FT. TUNNEL CONNECTED WITH A 60-FT. RAISE AND SOME DRIFTS.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment PATENTED CLAIM AND MILL SITE TOTALING 25.16 ACRES. FORMERLY OPERATED AS PART OF THE SIERRA RICA MINE.


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. 274 .
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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. 137 .
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Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: LAIZURE, C. MCK., 1928 , SAN FRANCISCO FIELD DIVISION IN TWENTY-FOURTH REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU. P. 140 .
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Reference Category:
Production
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Reference: BOWEN & GRAY 1957
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Did You Know.......

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

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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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