Surprise Claim

  

Mine Info

State: California

County: Mariposa

Elevation: 1,601 feet (488 meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 37.6578, -120.06280



Surprise Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Commodity

Location

Primary: "Surprise Claim"
Secondary: "M Q Prospect"
Tertiary: Manganese
State: California
County: Mariposa
District:
 

Land Status

Holdings

Workings

Land ownership:
Administrative Organization:
Type: Located Claim
Type:


Ownership

Production

Deposit

Owner Name: E. B Pine
Company ID:
Percent:
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1974
Years: -

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type:
Plant Type:
Plant Subtype:
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Milling Method:
Year First Production:
Year Last Production:
Discovery Year: 1918
Discovery Method:
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size:


Physiography

Mineral Deposit Model

Orebody

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Physiographic Detail:


Structure

Alterations

Rocks



Analytical Data

Materials



Comments



References

Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: CALIF. JOUR MINES , GEOL; V. 53, NOS. 1,2;JAN-APR, 1957, PP
URL:
Reference Category:
Deposit
Pages:
Reference: D.O.M. BULL. 152, 1950, P. 111-112
URL:

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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