The Silverado Mine Calistoga Mount St. Helena is a silver and gold mine located in Napa county, California.
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Name: Silverado Mine Calistoga Mount St. Helena
Commodity: Silver, Gold
Lat, Long: 38.65222, -122.60389
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Silverado Mine Calistoga Mount St. Helena MRDS details
Primary: Silverado Mine Calistoga Mount St. Helena
Owner Name: Harry Patten
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Coast Ranges
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Comment (Production): OPENED IN 1872; A 10-STAMP MILL OPERATED FOUR MONTHS IN 1874 WITH A PRODUCTION OF $93,000 FROM 2300 TONS OF ORE. IT IS REPORTED THAT AT THE PRESENT TIME 40,000 TONS OF $12 ORE IS BLOCKED OUT. INACTIVE SINCE 1927. PRODUCED SMALL TONNAGE OF LOW-GRADE SILVER-GOLD ORE IN 1948.
Comment (Workings): TUNNELS
Comment (Deposit): IN SONOMA VOLCANICS AT SURFACE (CALIF. DIV. MINES, V. 42, NO 3, PL. 29 - A REAL GEOLOGIC MAP. FISSURE FILLING IN A FAULT ZONE IN VOLCANICS ORE MINERALS: CHALCOPYRITE, SPHALERITE, ARGENTITE.
Reference (Deposit): CALIF. REPT. 25, 1929, P. 238
Reference (Deposit): JOUR. V. 44, NO. 2, APRIL 1948, P.183; JOUR. V. 53, NOS. 3 & 4, JULY-OCT. 1957, P. 573
Reference (Deposit): GEOLOGY AND SILVER MINERALIZATION OF THE CALISTOGA DISTRICT, NAPA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: M. A. THESIS U.C. BERKELY. (WILLIAM H. CRUTCHFIELD)
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