Maple Mine

The Maple Mine is a gold mine located in Trinity county, California at an elevation of 3,701 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: Maple Mine  

State:  California

County:  Trinity

Elevation: 3,701 Feet (1,128 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 40.8489, -123.01810

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Maple Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Maple Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: California
County: Trinity


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1894
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

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Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): NO SPECIFIC PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND, BUT SAID TO HAVE PRODUCED ABOUT $10,000

Comment (Location): UTM ACC. REF. INCORRECTLY LOCATES MINE

Comment (Deposit): VEIN WITH 100 FT. ORE SHOOT. 8-12 FT. THICK. LARGE % OF SULFIDES

Comment (Workings): 230 FT. ADIT AND 1 STOPE (30 FT. BY 3 FT. BY 40 FT.) WORKED AS POCKET MINE

Comment (Deposit): 20 ACRES, 5 CLAIMS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Location): Used lat/long from duplicate record since that location is based on visits by USGS and USBM geologists as part of RARE II study.


References

Reference (Deposit): BROWN, G. CHESTER, 1913, THE COUNTIES OF SHASTA, SISKIYOU AND TRINITY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 14, PT. 4, P. 894-895

Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD, J.J., 1894, REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 12, P. 312

Reference (Production): BROWN (1913)


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