The Morrison and Carlock is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 3,399 feet.
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Elevation: 3,399 Feet (1,036 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.585, -122.94611
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Morrison and Carlock MRDS details
Primary: Morrison and Carlock
Secondary: Little Queen
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Geology): AT 50 FT. LEVEL OF INCLINE, FAULT DISPLACES FOOTWALL 72 FT. BELOW HANGING WALL. ACIDIC DIKE (NEAR SURFACE) AND GREENSTONE (SUBSURFACE), MARBLE.
Comment (Deposit): 60 ACRES. OPERATED BY NORTHERN CALIF. GOLD, INC. SINCE 1933. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Location): UTM EST. N 1/2
Comment (Production): ACIDIC DIKE STATED TO HAVE YIELDED CONSIDERABLE ORE WHEN MINE WAS FIRST WORKED. PRIOR TO 1907 CREDITED W/$500,000 PRODUCTION. ORE IS FREE-MILLING. NO SPECIFIC PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND
Comment (Deposit): VEIN, FLAT NEAR SURFACE TO AVG. 26 DEG. DIP AT DEPTH. 14 IN. - 18 IN. THICK. QTZ. IS SMOKY, BRITTLE. ONE ORE SHOOT 160 FT. LONG.
Comment (Workings): 225 FT., 60 DEGREE INCLINE, AT BOTTOM, A CROSSCUT. 8 LEVELS; ANOTHER INCLINE FOLLOWS DIP OF VEIN 26 DEG., FOR 550 FT. 300 FT. OF DRIFTS. STOPES. HANGING WALL WASTE BROKEN FOR THICKNESS OF 3 FT. TO GIVE ROOM TO WORK, THEN QUARTZ WAS BROKEN SEPARATELY. MILLSITE
Reference (Deposit): AVERILL, C.V., 1935, MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF SISKIYOU COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 31, NO. 3, P. 323, 298-97, PL. 4
Reference (Deposit): AVERILL, C.V., 1931, REDDING FIELD DIVISION: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY V. 27, P. 44-45
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C.A., 1925, SACRAMENTO FIELD DIVISION: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 21, NO. 4, P. 450.
Reference (Deposit): 5) SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY, 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, V.2, P. 142
Reference (Production): LOGAN (1925)
Reference (Deposit): BROWN, G.C., 1914, THE COUNTIES OF SHASTA, SISKIYOU AND TRINITY, CALIF: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 14, PT. 4, P. 837
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