New Year Diggins

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 518 feet (158 meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.61333, -120.35528



New Year Diggins MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "New Year Diggins"
Secondary: "Prouty Ranch"
Primary: Gold
Secondary: Platinum
State: California
County: Mariposa
District: Merced River Area
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: George W. Tobin And Associates
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office:
Info Year:
Years: 1957 -

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


Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Trough
Physiographic Detail:
Name:
Form: STREAM SEDIMENT DEPOSITS


Structure

Alterations

Rocks

Name: Gravel
Role: Host
Description:
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age in Years:
Dating Method:
Material Analyzed:
Age Young: Eocene
Age Old:
Name: Gravel
Role: Host
Description:
Age Type: Host Rock
Age in Years:
Dating Method:
Material Analyzed:
Age Young: Holocene
Age Old:


Analytical Data

Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment Type:
Geology
Comment GOLD BELIEVED TO HAVE COME FROM POCKETY VEINS IN VICINITY
Comment Type:
Location
Comment LOCATION GIVEN IS ON BROWN'S CREEK NEAR CENTER SE/4 SEC. 6. TOPO MAP SHOWS NO PLACER TAILINGS IN AREA
Comment Type:
Commodity
Comment UNVERIFIEDED REPORT OF PT
Comment Type:
Production
Comment 0.025 OZ/TON (0.85 PPM) AU
Comment Type:
Deposit
Comment SEE ALSO: MRDS M045260.


References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES(?), REFERENCE CARDS FOR SEC. 5, 6, 7, T. 4 S., R. 15 E.
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: BOWEN, O.E., JR., AND GRAY, C.H., JR., 1957, MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 53, NOS. 1, 2, P. 321.
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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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