Nevada City

The Nevada City is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,621 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: Nevada City  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,621 Feet (799 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.27056, -121.05139

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Nevada City MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Nevada City


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Zinc


Location

State: California
County: Nevada


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 AVG. $200 AU/TON


Materials

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


Comments

Comment (Location): UTM EST. NE 1/4 11 , SW 1/4 2

Comment (Deposit): VEIN, 1 - 12 FT. THICK, AVG. 3 FT. 2 % SULFIDES

Comment (Deposit): SEE CHAMPION GP ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Workings): TUNNEL, SHAFTS, EXTENSIVE DRIFTING

Comment (Geology): HANGING WALL SYENITIC GRANITE, FOOT WALL SLATE


References

Reference (Deposit): HOBSON, J. B., WILTSEE, E. A., 1893 , NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 11 , P. 288 - 290