New Pittsburg

The New Pittsburg is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,799 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: New Pittsburg  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,799 Feet (853 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.2425, -121.02778

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New Pittsburg MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: New Pittsburg


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Nevada City


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

Analytical Data: SULFIDES RANGE $50 - $350 AU/TON


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): SHAFT, EXTENSIVE WORKINGS.

Comment (Location): UTM EST. S 1/2 13 , N 1/2 24

Comment (Deposit): CRAWFORD ( 1894 ) APPARENTLY LISTS 2 LOCATIONS, ONE IN PART OF SEC. 18 & 19 , THE OTHER IN PART OF SEC. 13 & 24 UTM COORDINATES GIVEN FOR SEC. 13 & 24 . ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Deposit): VEIN, 1 - 3 1/2 FT THICK, 5% SULFIDES. $20 - $100 AU/TON


References

Reference (Deposit): HOBSON, J. B., WILTSEE, E. A., 1893 , NEVADA COUNTY; CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 11 , P. 294 , 295 .

Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD, J. J., 1896 , THIRTEENTH REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 13 , P. 256 .

Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD, J. J., 1894 , REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 12 , P. 197 - 198 .