Lady Franklin

The Lady Franklin is a gold mine located in Alpine county, California.

About the MRDS Data:

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.

Mine Info

Name: Lady Franklin  

State:  California

County:  Alpine

Elevation:

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 38.61972, -119.77889

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Lady Franklin MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lady Franklin
Secondary: Lady Franklin In Pennsyl.


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: California
County: Alpine
District: Silver Mountain


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Andesite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): UTM EST. SOUTH OF IXL OR SCANDANAVIAN CANYON. IN SE 1/4 NEAR SEC 21 ?

Comment (Production): NO OTHER PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND.

Comment (Workings): 200 FT SHAFT

Comment (Deposit): REPORT ALSO PREPARED BY USBM AS W028167 . ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): CLARK, W. B., 1977 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF ALPINE COUNTY, CALIF: CDMG COUNTY REPT NO 8 , P 45 .

Reference (Deposit): IRELAN, W., JR., 1888 , ALPINE CO: CALIF STATE MINING BUR, 8 TH ANNUAL REPT STATE MINERALOGIST, P 39 .

Reference (Production): CLARK, 1977


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