Number Five Monte Carlo

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.525, -120.17556



Number Five Monte Carlo MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Number Five Monte Carlo"
Primary: Gold
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: Milton Sutherland
Company ID:
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Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: 1927 -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type:
Plant Type:
Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method:
Milling Method:
Year First Production:
Year Last Production:
Discovery Year:
Discovery Method:
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Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size:


Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Trough
Physiographic Detail:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials



Comments

Comment Type:
Production
Comment SMALL PRODUCTION RECORDED IN 1899; PRINCIPAL PERIOD OF ACTIVITY 1909-1914. THE MINE WAS OPERATED UNDER LEASE FOR A TIME IN 1921-22 AND A SMALL PRODUCTION WAS RECORDED. NO MATERIAL AMOUNT OF MINING HAS BEEN DONE SINCE 1922 AND PROPERTY HAS REVERTED TO AGRICULTURAL STATUS.
Comment Type:
Workings
Comment LONG CROSSCUT ADIT WITH EXTENSIVE CONECTING DRIFTS AND STOPES; 2 SHAFTS, ONE 260 FEET DEEP, THE OTHER 200 FT. DEEP.
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment CONSISTS OF THE NUMBER 5 AND JACK QUARTZ CLAIMS AND THE FRACTIONAL STANDBY AND NO. 5 EXTENSION CLAIMS. VEIN MATTER CONSISTS PRINCIPALLY OF MILKY QUARTZ WITH ABUNDANT PYRITE. SURFACE SHOWINGS OF GOSSAN ARE COMMON.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 53, NOS. 1 & 2, JAN. - APRIL, 1957, PP. 142-143, 291
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: REPORT OF STATE MINERALOGIST XXIV, P. 135
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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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