Drumlummon Claim

The Drumlummon Claim is a copper mine located in Alpine county, California at an elevation of 8,799 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: Drumlummon Claim  

State:  California

County:  Alpine

Elevation: 8,799 Feet (2,682 Meters)

Commodity: Copper

Lat, Long: 38.7531, -120.97560

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Drumlummon Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Drumlummon Claim


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: California
County: Alpine


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

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): RARE II FILE REPORT, "MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE DARDANELLES

Reference (Deposit): RARE II AREAS (NOS. 4982 AND 5982), ALPINE AND EL DORADO

Reference (Deposit): COS., CA," DOUGLAS F. SCOTT, 1981.

Reference (Deposit): MLA OFR 82-82, "MINERAL INVESTIGATION OF THE DARDANELLES

Reference (Deposit): RARE II AREAS (NO. 4982 AND 5982), ALPINE AND EL DORADO

Reference (Deposit): COS., CA, "D.F. SCOTT, 1982.

Reference (Deposit): CALIF ST MNG BUR 27TH REPT P 490 CALIF DON BULL 144,P213

Reference (Deposit): LOCATED ON NE SLOPE OF STEPHENS PEAK

Reference (Deposit): WFOC MPF NO. 0060030002


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