The Lost Cabin is a gold mine located in Alpine county, California.
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Name: Lost Cabin
Lat, Long: 38.68194, -120.01389
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Lost Cabin MRDS details
Primary: Lost Cabin
Secondary: Woods Lake
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Geology): 2 VEINS A FEW FT APART, VERT DIP. 3RD VEIN FLAT DIPPING CONSIDERABLE ASSOCIATED FAULT GAUGE. COUNTRY ROCK RANGES FROM MEDIUM GRAINED QUARTZ DIORITE TO HARD FINE-GRAINED DIORITE. COARSE GRAINED QTZ DIORITE CROPS OUT TO N.
Comment (Deposit): 1932 - 1962 , LEASED & OPERATED BY CLYDE MAILSKE OF JACKSON, CA ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Commodity): ABUNDANT SULFIDES
Comment (Location): UTM ACC. W 1/2 . RIDGE W OF WOODS LAKE.
Comment (Production): MODERATE ACTIVITY IN 1920S AND 1930S. INTERMITTANTLY PROSPECTED SINCE THEN WITH LITTLE OR NO PRODUCTION.
Comment (Deposit): 2 VEINS, PARALLEL, 3RD VEIN FLAT DIPPING
Comment (Workings): 700 FT ADIT, DRIFTS, & SHALLOW WINZE NEAR PORTAL. FLAT VEIN ALSO WORKED W ADIT. WORKINGS PARTLY ACCESSIBLE IN 1965 .
Reference (Deposit): CLARK, W. B., 1977 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF ALPINE COUNTY, CALIF.: CDMG COUNTY REPT. NO. 8 , P. 30 , 31
Reference (Production): CLARK, 1977
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