Lady Gray

The Lady Gray is a chromium mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 3,901 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: Lady Gray  

State:  California

County:  Siskiyou

Elevation: 3,901 Feet (1,189 Meters)

Commodity: Chromium

Lat, Long: 41.7161, -123.04170

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Lady Gray MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Lady Gray
Secondary: Veta Grande
Secondary: Mcguffy Creek Deposit
Secondary: Veta Chica
Secondary: Grand Falls
Secondary: Grand Canyon
Secondary: Cherro Colorado
Secondary: Mary Lou


Commodity

Primary: Chromium


Location

State: California
County: Siskiyou
District: Scotts Bar


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

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: Asamera Minerals (U. S.), Inc.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1984


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Open Pit
Year First Production: 1942
Discovery Year: 1917
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Chromite
Unknown: Olivine
Unknown: Serpentine


Comments

Comment (Deposit): MCGUFFY CREEK AREA INCLUDES HAMBURG GROUP,LADD MINE,FAIRVIEW AND MCGUFFY DEPOSITS NOS 19-27 COST- EXP.50M: EQP.175M: WORK CAP25M: ACQ.& DEV. 0: LEAD TM MILL COST- WK.CAP.117M; EQIP 768M

Comment (Reserve-Resource): MCGUFFY CREEK AREA INCLUDES HAMBURG GROUP, LADD MINE. FAIRVIEW MINE, AND MCGUFFY DEPOSITS NOS 19-27. DEPOSIT REPORT COMPLETED.

Comment (Geology): LADY GRAY-STRIKE N 10-30 W DIP 65-75 SW PLUNGE 22 NW STRIKE 150M WIDTH 105M DEPTH 70M GRADE 5.15 PERCENT VETA CHICA-STRIKE N 10-25 W DIP 55-75 SW PLUNGE 15 NW STRIKE 175M WIDTH 30M DEPTH 30M GRAND FALLS-GRAND CANYON-STRIKE N 30 N DIP 70 SW PLUNGE 15- 22 NW. STRIKE-300M WIDTH 25M DEPTH 61M VETA GRANDE-STRIKE N 30-35 W DIP 65 SW PLUNGE 15-25 NW STRIKE 137, WIDTH 20M DEPTH 61M CERRO COLORADO-STRIKE N 5-10 W DIP 75 SW PLUNGE 15 NW STRIKE 305 M WIDTH 40M DEPTH 30M

Comment (Reserve-Resource): MATRIX 1 IS NON CUMMULATIVE M1C1 REPRESENTS THE TOTAL DEMONSTRATED AND IDENTIFIED RESOURCE AT THE MCGUFFY CREEK AREA. MATRIX 1 COL 2 IS VETA CHIA DEPOSIT MATRIX COL 3 IS CERRO COLORADO DEPOSIT MATRIX 1 COL 4 IS VETA GRANDE DEPOSIT MATRIX 1 COL 5 IS GRAND FALLS DEPOSIT MATRIX 1 COL 6 IS LAY GRAY DEPOSIT


References

Reference (Deposit): METHODS BUMINES OPEN FILE REPORT 36-74,605 PP.

Reference (Deposit): DEPOSITS:USGS IN-HOUSE REPORT.

Reference (Deposit): KLEIN,C.W.,1975, THE GEOLOGY OF THE HAPPY CAMP AREA,SISKIYOU

Reference (Deposit): COUNTY,CALIF. PHD DIS. UNPUB.

Reference (Deposit): O'BRIEN,J.C., REPORT NO.212, AUG.19,1954,SUPPLEMENT,JULY 13,

Reference (Deposit): 1955,SUPPLEMENT, AUGUST 30,1956.

Reference (Deposit): SEIAD QUAD,SISKIYOU,COUNTY,CALIF, USGS BULL. 922-D.

Reference (Deposit): SALT LAKE CITY METALLURGY RC QUARTERLY REPORT. FY 1979, 2ND

Reference (Deposit): QUARTER, PP 18-21.

Reference (Deposit): STINSON,M.,1975, DATA RECEIVED UNDER BUREAU CONTRACT NO.

Reference (Deposit): G0254022.

Reference (Deposit): AIME SME MINING ENG HANDBOOK,V1,1973,PP 12-140 THROUGH

Reference (Deposit): 12-147

Reference (Deposit): DRAVO.CORP.,1974,ANALYSIS OF LARGE SCALE NON-COAL UND.MIN.

Reference (Deposit): STRAAM ENG.INC.,1977,CAPITAL AND OPERATING COST ESTIMATING

Reference (Deposit): SYSTEM HANDBOOK, BUMINES CONTRACT NO.J0255026.

Reference (Deposit): SUDWORTH,G.B.,1967, FOREST TRESS OF THE PACIFIC SLOPE:NEW

Reference (Deposit): YORK,DOVER PUB.,INC,455PP.

Reference (Deposit): WEIBELT, F.J., AND RICHER, S., 1949, INVESTIGATION OF THE

Reference (Deposit): BUMINES, RI, 4576.

Reference (Deposit): MCGUFFY CREEKS, SISKIYOU COUNTY, CALIF., USGS BULL 948-B.

Reference (Deposit): 62 PP.

Reference (Deposit): SISKIYOU COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, BUMINES MAS DEPOSIT REPORT

Reference (Deposit): JULY, 1980, UNPUB.

Reference (Deposit): MCGUFFY CREEK CHROMITE DEPOSITS, SISKIYOU COUNTY,

Reference (Deposit): WELLS, F.G., ET AL., 1949, CHROMITE DEPOSITS NEAR SEIADAND

Reference (Deposit): WETZEL, N. AND RANEY, R., MCGUFFY CREEK CHROMITE DEPOSITS,

Reference (Deposit): HEWELL,D.F.,1942,PRELIMINARY REPORT ON MISC. CHROMITE

Reference (Deposit): RYNEARSON,G.A.& SMITH,C.T.,1940, CHROMITE DEPOSITS IN THE


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