Little Wonder Group

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 2,001 feet (610 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.60972, -119.79806



Little Wonder Group MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Little Wonder Group"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
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Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership: National Forest
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Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Little Wonder Mines Inc.
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Info Year:
Years: 1920 - 1926

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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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

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Analytical Data

Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment Type:
Production
Comment TEN MEN REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN WORKING IN 1922, BUT WORK CEASED THE LATTER PART OF 1926 AND COMPANY WAS REPORTED TO BE IN PROCESS OF REORGANIZATION, HAVING PASSED INTO THE HANDS OF A RECEIVER.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment VEIN
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment SOME UNDERGROUND DEVELOPMENT ZONE
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment GROUP ORIGINALLY CONSISTED OF 7 UNPATENTED CLAIMS, WITH CERTAIN MILL SITE AND WATER RIGHTS ON THE SO. FORK OF THE MERCED RIVER IN STEEP AND RUGGED DEVILS GULCH SECTION. HOLDINGS WERE LATER INCREASED TO A TOTAL OF 46 CLAIMS. THESE MAY NOW BE LISTED UNDER OTHER NAMES (ADIT SHOWN ON N. SIDE OF RIVER IN SEC. 6 MAY BE PART OF WORKINGS. BOWEN & GRAY LIST LITTLE WONDER UNDER KADERITAS.


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. 277 .
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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. 94 .
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Production
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Reference: LAIZURE, 1928
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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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