The New Ophir is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,700 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.
Elevation: 2,700 Feet (823 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.19639, -121.04194
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New Ophir MRDS details
Primary: New Ophir
District: Grass Valley
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): VEIN
Comment (Workings): SHALLOW SHAFTS, OPENCUTS.
Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 17.17 ACRES ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3 .
Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1918 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16, P. 206 .