Polar Star

The Polar Star is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,359 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: Polar Star  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,359 Feet (719 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.19278, -121.08500

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Satelite image of the Polar Star

Polar Star MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Polar Star


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Grass Valley


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): VEIN, AVG. 18 IN. THICK

Comment (Workings): SHAFT

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 120 ACRES. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1918 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P. 237