Brooklyn

The Brooklyn is a gold mine located in San Bernardino county, California at an elevation of 2,300 feet.

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: Brooklyn  

State:  California

County:  San Bernardino

Elevation: 2,300 Feet (701 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 34.03546, -115.67868

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Brooklyn MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Brooklyn


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: California
County: San Bernardino
District: Dale


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1930
Time Period: 1893-1930
Material type: AU ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^$16/Ton Au, 1-3 Oz. /Ton Ag


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Basin And Range Province
Physiographic Section: Sonoran Desert


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): UTM ACC. Original location was a little too far south. Property is just north of county line. Location taken from Google Earth using their county lines. Photo quality is terrible.

Comment (Deposit): 5 PARALLEL VEINS, 1000 FT. APART. BROOKLYN VEIN IS 2-4 FT. THICK &AND IS EXPOSED FOR 4500 FT.

Comment (Workings): 2 MINES. PRINCIPLE WORKINGS LIE ALONG 2 MAIN VEINS, THE LOS ANGELES AND BROOKLYN. 550 FT. ADIT ON BROOKLYN. ALSO A 200 FT. WINZE. LEVELS AT 60, 110, 160 AND 200 FT. DEVELOPED 2 ORE SHOOTS, ONE 100 FT. LONG, OTHER 200 FT. MILL DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS OF WORKINGS IN SAMPSON & TUCKER (1931).

Comment (Deposit): PART OF BROOKLYN AND LOS ANGELES MINE. WORKED BY BROOKLYN MINING CO. FROM 1901-1916. SEE BRANNIGAN MINE. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Production): OUTPUT DURING 1930'S ESTIMATED OVER $13,000. NO OTHER PRODUCTION RECORDS FOUND


References

Reference (Deposit): WRIGHT, L.A. AND OTHERS, 1953, MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: CALIF. JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 49, NOS. 1 & 2, P. 73.

Reference (Deposit): TUCKER, W.B., AND SAMPSON, R.J., 1931, GOLD-SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CALIF.: CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, V.27, P.289

Reference (Production): WRIGHT (1953)

Reference (Deposit): CALIF. DIV. MINES AND GEOL. OPEN-FILE REPORT 77-14, 1977, P. 301-306.


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