Cannon Gold Mine

The Cannon Gold Mine is a gold mine located in Chelan county, Washington at an elevation of 1,099 feet.

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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: Cannon Gold Mine  

State:  Washington

County:  Chelan

Elevation: 1,099 Feet (335 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 47.3956, -120.32500

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Cannon Gold Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Cannon Gold Mine
Secondary: B Reef Mine
Secondary: Cannon
Secondary: Cannon Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: Washington
County: Chelan
District: Wenatchee


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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

Type: Fee Ownership
Type: Private Lease


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Breakwater Resources
Percent: 49.00
Info Year: 1990

Owner Name: Asamera, Inc.
Percent: 51.00
Info Year: 1990


Production

Year: 1991
Description: Silver 170935 Oz
Year: 1991
Description: Gold 108055 Oz
Year: 1989
Description: Mill Feed 473000 Metric Tons Ore
Year: 1988
Description: Mill Feed 475000 Metric Tons Ore
Year: 1987
Description: Mill Feed 442000 Metric Tons Ore
Year: 1986
Description: Mill Feed 407000 Metric Tons Ore
Year: 1985
Description: Mill Feed 134000 Metric Tons Ore


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Plant
Plant Type: Leach
Plant Subtype: Flotation
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Filled Stopes - Horiz Cut and Fill W/Tailings
Milling Method: Flotation
Year First Production: 1985
Discovery Year: 1982
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

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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

Comment (Reserve-Resource): MATRIX 1 COLUMN 2 DENOTES TOTAL COMBINED RESOURCE AT THE DEMONSTRATED LEVEL. . TONNAGE AND GRADE REFLECT A 15 PCT DILUTION FACTOR. . MATRIX 2 COLUMN 1 DENOTES TOTAL "B" NORTH REEF OREBODY RESOURCE AT THE DEMONSTRATED LEVEL. . MATRIX 3 COLUMN 1 DENOTES TENNECO BLOCK RESOURCES AT THE IDENTIFIED LEVEL. . MATRIX 3 COLUMN 2 DENOTES TENNECO BLOCK RESOURCE AT THE DEMONSTRATED LEVEL. . MATRIX 4 COLUMN 1 DENOTES "B" AND "B" WEST REEFS RESOURCE AT THE DEMONSTRATED LEVEL. . MATRIX 5 COLUMN 1 DENOTES "D" REEF RESOURCE AT THE IDENTIFIED LEVEL.

Comment (Production): PRODUCT DATA SHEET APPLIES TO ENTIRE OPERATION LIVE, YIELDS VARY AS INDICATED IN THE YIELD DATA SET. .

Comment (Environmental Factors): TAILINGS: THE IONS (CL, SO4, FE) ARE IN EXCESS OF E.P.A. DRINKING WATER STANDARDS.

Comment (Environmental Factors): WASTE IS RETURNED TO MINE AS BACKFILL.

Comment (Workings): THIS IS NOT A HEAP LEACH OPERATION.

Comment (Production): YIELD LINES 03 THUR 08 REFLECT YIELD RATE VARIATION DURING THE LIFE OF THE OPERATION, (SEE ECONOMIC TIME DIAGRAM).

Comment (Reserve-Resource): MILLING ORE. 1988 AU PRODUCTION= 130,000 OZ. 1989 AU PROD. = 150,420 OZ FROM MILLING 472,547 MT ORE. 1989 RESERVE = 972,000 CONT. OZ. AU. ORIG. PEFR RECEIVED JULY,1986. COST UPDATES RECEIVED OCT.1990. WILL BE INCLUDED IN ANALYSIS FOR THE 1992 AU AVAILABILITY STUDY. MINE CLOSED DEC. 1994 - RESERVES DEPLETED

Comment (Economic Factors): FEED LINES 03 THRU 08 REFLECT FEED RATES VARIATION DURING THE LIFE OF THE OPERATION, (SEE ECONOMIC TIME DIAGRAM).

Comment (Geology): GEOLOGY (MATRIX 2 COLUMN 1) DESCRIBES THE B NORTH OREBODY, CURRENTLY BEING MINED. GEOLOGY (MATRIX 3 COLUMN 1) DESCRIBES THE TENNECO OREBODY, PROPOSED FOR DEVELOPMENT AFTER THE B NORTH OPERATION. THIS PORTION OF THE DEPOSIT IS THOUGHT TO BE AN EXTENSION OF THE B NORTH ZONE. OREBODY DIMENSIONS AND STRIKE AND DIP ARE ESTIMATES. . GEOLOGY (MATRIX 4 COLUMN 1) DESCRIBES THE B WEST AND B REEFS. THESE ARE PROPOSED FOR DEVELOPMENT AFTER THE TENNECO PROPERTY. OREBODY DIMENSIONS AND STRIKES AND DIPS ARE ESTIMATED AVERAGES. . GEOLOGY (MATRIX 5 COLUMN 1) DESCRIBES THE D REEF WHICH IS PROPOSED FOR DEVELOPMENT AFTER ALL OTHER OREBODIES ARE EXAUSTED. OREBODY DIMENSIONS AND STRIKE AND DIPS ARE ESTIMATES.

Comment (Reserve-Resource): RESOURCE INFORMATION IS BASED ON BREAKWATER RESOURCES 1985 ANNUAL REPORT. NO DATA ON SILVER VALUES WAS AVAILABLE.


References

Reference (Deposit): CHELAN COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT. CANNON MINE PROJECT -

Reference (Deposit): PP. 4-10.

Reference (Deposit): SKILLING'S MINING REVIEW. BREAKWATER RESOURCES ANNOUNCES

Reference (Deposit): WESTERN MINER. ASAMERA DRILLS TENNECO BET. MAY 19, 1986,

Reference (Deposit): 1980, 5 PP.

Reference (Deposit): CLASSIFICATION FOR MINERALS. U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY CIRC. 831,

Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY. PRINCIPLES OF A RESOURCE/RESERVE

Reference (Deposit): 21 PP.

Reference (Deposit): 16, WENATCHEE DISTRICT, CHELAN COUNTY, WA. FEB. 1967,

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES. HEAVY METALS PROGRAM-SITUATION REPORT

Reference (Deposit): CANNON MINE PROGRESS REPORT. MAR. 8, 1986, P. 17.

Reference (Deposit): MANAGEMENT, SPOKANE, WA OFFICE, MAY 2, 1985, 3 PP.

Reference (Deposit): CONFERENCE-FIELD TRIP REPORT. U.S. BUREAU OF LAND

Reference (Deposit): COURTRIGHT, K. PACIFIC NORTHWEST METALS AND MINERALS

Reference (Deposit): PLANNING DEP., WA DEPT. ECOLOGY, MAY 31, 1985.

Reference (Deposit): FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT. CHELAN COUNTY

Reference (Deposit): CHELAN COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT. CANNON MINE PROJECT -

Reference (Deposit): PLANNING DEP., WA DEPT. ECOLOGY, MAR. 22, 1985.

Reference (Deposit): DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT. CHELAN COUNTY

Reference (Deposit): RELEASE, FEB. 12, 1990, 2 PP.

Reference (Deposit): BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. 4TH QUARTER REPORT - 1989. NEWS

Reference (Deposit): RELEASE, OCT. 1, 1985, 2 PP.

Reference (Deposit): BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. PROPERTY ACQUISITION. NEWS

Reference (Deposit): SHAREHOLDERS REPORT. FEB. 3, 1986, 2 PP.

Reference (Deposit): SHAREHOLDERS REPORT. OCT. 23, 1985, 3 PP.

Reference (Deposit): BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. CANNON MINE PROGRESS REPORT.

Reference (Deposit): MAR, 1991, P. 6.

Reference (Deposit): WA DIV. OF GEOL. & EARTH RESOURCES, WA. GEOL., V. 19, NO.1,

Reference (Deposit): P. 1.

Reference (Deposit): RELEASE, JULY 16, 1985, 2 PP.

Reference (Deposit): BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. PRODUCTION COMMENCES, NEWS

Reference (Deposit): BREAKWATER RESOURCES LTD. ANNUAL REPORT, 1984, 1985, 1989.

Reference (Deposit): MINE. PORTLAND, OR, JAN., 1984.

Reference (Deposit): BEAK CONSULTANTS, INC. INFORMATION BASELINE REPORT - CANNON

Reference (Deposit): INC. 1985, 10 PP.

Reference (Deposit): ASAMERA INC. MINE AND MILL INFORMATION PAHPHLET. ASAMERA

Reference (Deposit): ASAMERA INC. ANNUAL REPORT, 1984, 1985, 1989.

Reference (Deposit): JOUR., FEBRUARY, 1988, P. 34.

Reference (Deposit): V. 1, NO. 1, MAR. 1990, PP. 6, 15.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. UNDERGROUND GOLD MINES. ENGINEERING AND MINING

Reference (Deposit): WA STATE DIV. GEOL. & EARTH RESOURCES, WA GEOL. NEWSLETTER,

Reference (Deposit): ARGALL, G. O., JR. CANNON TAKES OVER SECOND PLACE AMONG

Reference (Deposit): WASHINGTON GEOLOGY, MARCH 1995. (CLOSURE)

Reference (Deposit): PROJECT AT WENATCHEE DEDICATED SEPT. 19. NOV. 2, 1985,

Reference (Deposit): SKILLINGS' MINING REVIEW. ASAMERA/BREAKWATER'S CANNON GOLD

Reference (Deposit): RANDOL GOLD DIRECTORY, 1990.

Reference (Deposit): PROGRESS REPORT, SEPT. 10, 1985, 12 PP.

Reference (Deposit): OPPENHEIMER & CO. INC. NEW GOLD MINE BEGINNING PRODUCTION.

Reference (Deposit): MIN. ENG. MAGAZINE, DEC. 1985, PP. 1355-1358.

Reference (Deposit): UNDERGROUND GOLD MINE TO BECOME OPERATIONAL THIS YEAR.

Reference (Deposit): O'NEIL, T. ASAMERA'S CANNON MINE IS LARGEST NORTH AMERICAN

Reference (Deposit): MINING JOURNAL. CANNON MINE EXPANSION. NOV. 1, 1985, P. 1.

Reference (Deposit): PP. 280-281.

Reference (Deposit): MINING JOURNAL. CANNON MAKES A BANG. OCT. 11, 1985, P. 1.

Reference (Deposit): MINING JOURNAL. CANNON HELPS CASH FLOW. OCT. 4, 1985,

Reference (Deposit): MINING JOURNAL. JUNE START-UP FOR CANNON. MAY, 1985.

Reference (Deposit): P. 14.

Reference (Deposit): GELLER, B. ROCK RHETORIC. THE MINING RECORD. DEC. 4, 1985,

Reference (Deposit): PAY DIRT (BIG SKY), APR. 1985, P. 3A.

Reference (Deposit): 1985, 1 P.

Reference (Deposit): NEW DEVELOPMENT HIGHLIGHTS. ENG. AND MIN. JOUR., MAY 24,

Reference (Deposit): ENGINEERING AND MINING JOURNAL. MINING ACTIVITY DIGEST:

Reference (Deposit): NORTHERN MINER, FEB. 24, 1986, P. 1.

Reference (Deposit): DUVAL, D. ASAMERA/BREAKWATER'S CANNON MINE FULL OUT. THE

Reference (Deposit): EPLER, B., JULY STARTUP IS SCHEDULED FOR CANNON GOLD MINE.


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