The Good Hope is a gold mine located in Alpine county, California.
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Name: Good Hope
Lat, Long: 38.68417, -119.74861
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Good Hope MRDS details
Primary: Good Hope
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1863
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Silicification
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Production): LOCATED IN 1863 . PASSED TO CREDITORS IN 1867 . IN 1874 , GRADE OF ORE COULDNT BE WORKED FOR PROFIT.
Comment (Deposit): VEIN, ALTERED ZONE
Comment (Workings): ONE SHAFT, 32 FT. DEEP. ADIT 600 FT.
Comment (Geology): SILICIFIED ZONE AVE 5 FT THICK IN ALTERED ANDESITE, W "CLAY WALL 6 FT THICK" ( LOGAN, 31 ) WHICH LINES FOOTWALL TO E. ON W WALL A SOLID QTZ VEIN 3 FT THICK.
Comment (Commodity): VARIES FROM SOFT TO HARD ORE.
Reference (Deposit): CLARK, W. B., 1977 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF ALPINE COUNTY, CALIF.: CDMG COUNTY REPT. NO. 8 , P. 45 .
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1931 , ALPINE CO.: CALIF. DIV. MINES AND GEOL., 27TH REPORT STATE MINERALOGIST, OCT. P. 490 .
Reference (Production): CLARK, 1977 , LOGAN, 1931
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