The Hope is a gold mine located in Sierra county, California.
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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.
Lat, Long: 39.45167, -120.82611
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Hope MRDS details
Secondary: Minnesota Development Grp.
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
Form: PINCH & SWELL
Comment (Geology): SEVERAL PARALLEL QTZ. VEINS 2 - 10 FT. THICK, AVE. 3 FT., W SERPENTINE FOOTWALLS & SLATE HANGING WALLS, BUT SOMETIMES VEIN IS W/1 SLATE. VEINS ON BOTH SIDES CARRY GOUGE, IN PART GRAPHITIC CLAY, W OCCASIONAL TALL SLATE CASINGS.
Comment (Location): UTM EST. SW 1/4 IN HOPE RAVINE?
Comment (Deposit): VEINS
Comment (Workings): 2 ADITS, ONE 142 FT. LONG, CROSSCUTS, WINZES.
Reference (Deposit): MCCULLOCH, W. C., ETAL, 1964 , MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, N CALIF.: SO PACIFIC CO., VOL. 2 , P. 35
Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD, J. J., 1894 , SIERRA CO.: CSMB 12TH REPORT STATE MINERALOGIST, P. 379 , 380
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