The Sacred Mount & Butte Saddle Group is a gold mine located in Sierra county, California.
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Name: Sacred Mount & Butte Saddle Group
Lat, Long: 39.59, -120.64083
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Sacred Mount & Butte Saddle Group MRDS details
Primary: Sacred Mount & Butte Saddle Group
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
Analytical Data: TAILINGS ASSAY $9/TON
Comment (Commodity): 120 FT. WIDE ORE SHOOT HAD HIGH GRADE ORE.
Comment (Location): UTM EST. E 1/2 20 SW 1/4 21
Comment (Production): NO. 2 LEVEL SAID TO HAVE PRODUCED $60000. INTERMITTENT, PRODUCTION. NO OTHER PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND.
Comment (Deposit): VEIN, ORE SHOOTS
Comment (Workings): SHAFT W. SEVERAL LEVELS. NO. 2 LEVEL 1200 FT. NO. 3 LEVEL 250 FT. BELOW. NO. 3 LEVEL AT 7000 FT. ELEV. 40 FT. RAUE IN W. DRIFT IN 1941 .
Comment (Geology): 6 - 7 FT. THICK VEIN STRIKES N 80 W, DIPS 45 - 50 N, FOR 1200 FT. IN DIORITE AT BUTTE SADDLE; 4 - 5 FT. THICK LODE OF QTZ. STRINGERS AT SACRED MOUNT, STRIKES N 55 W, DIPS 65 N ALONG SLATE-DIORITE CONTACT, GENERALLY, BUT SOMETIMES IN EACH WALL. 3 ORE SHOOTS, 1 120 FT. WIDE, EXPOSED IN 2ND LEVEL.
Comment (Deposit): INCLUDES 14 CLAIMS. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): MCCULLOCH, W. C., OESTERLING, W. A., SPURCK, W. H., & TISCHLER, M. S., 1964 , MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, N CALIF.: SO. PACIFIC COMPANY, VOL. 2 , P. 53 .
Reference (Deposit): AVERILL, C. V., 1942 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF SIERRA CO.: CDM CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOL., VOL. 38 , NO. 1 , P. 42 , 43 , 64 .
Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1920 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES SIERRA CO.: CSMB 16TH REPORT STATE MINERALOGIST, DEC. 1918 , P. 115 , 116 .
Reference (Production): AVERILL, 1942
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