Early

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.57083, -119.87361



Early MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Early"
Secondary: "Revel"
Secondary: "Louisa"
Secondary: "Felix"
Secondary: "George Placer"
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Copper
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Tungsten
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: Private
Administrative Organization:
Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Robin H. And Edythe E. Jackson
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: 1884
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, PINCH & SWELL


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Scheelite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Production
Comment WORKED INTERMITTENTLY. TOTAL RECORDED PRODUCTION 1909 - 1952 , $22,600 . BESIDES TABLE FIGURES, IN 1932 - 1933 SEVERAL HUNDRED TONS YIELDED 264.47 OZ AU, 147 OZ AG.
Comment Type:
Commodity
Comment ARGENTIFEROUS GALENA, HIGH-PERCENTAGE OF SULFIDE. SHOWINGS OF SCHEELITE IN THE VEIN MATTER, AND QTZ. DIORITE. MOST HIGH-GRADE SCHEELITE IS IN STRINGERS 2 - 4 IN. WIDE.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEINS
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment A SHAFT 150 FT. DEEP WITH SEVERAL HUNDRED FT. OF DRIFTS. AN 800 FT. ADIT STOPED TO HEIGHT OF 150 FT., 40 FT. CROSSCUT-TUNNEL. ANOTHER SHAFT - 16 FT., ADITS, SURFACE TRENCHES. 1954 BULLDOZER CUTS.
Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GEOL.DESC: 2 SETS OF VEINS CUT HORNBLENDE DIORITE; MOST VEINS AVERAGE 2 - 3 FT. IN THICKNESS BUT WIDEN TO AS MUCH AS 6 FT. LOCALLY.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment 80 ACRES PATENTED, KNOWN AS GEORGE PLACER, INCLUDING FORMER EARLY, LOUISA, REVEL AND REVEL NO. 2 AND FELIX LODE CLAIMS.


References

Reference Category:
Production
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN & GREY, 1957
URL:
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. 96 - 98 , 256 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CASTELLO, W. O., 1921 , MARIPOSA COUNTY: 17TH REPORT STATE MINERALOGIST ( FOR 1920 ), P. 121 .
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: 17TH REPT. ST. MIN. P. 121
URL:

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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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