Champion Con Qtz

The Champion Con Qtz is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,300 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: Champion Con Qtz  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,300 Feet (701 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.26222, -121.03722

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Champion Con Qtz MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Champion Con Qtz


Commodity

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


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Nevada City


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1913
Time Period: 1893 - 1913
Year: 1920
Time Period: 1911 - 1920


Deposit

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


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

Type: L
Description: Fault Fissure


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 30.89 ACRES. INCLUDES PROVIDENCE, HOME (CADMUS) MERRIFIELD, WYOMING AND NEVADA CITY MINES. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Deposit): VEINS, MERRIFIELD VEIN STRIKES N - N 20 W, AVG. DIP 35 E, TRACEABLE ALONG STRIKE 11,000 FT. THICKNESS - 1 - 10 FT IN CONTACT BETWEEN SLATE & GRANODIORITE OR WHOLLY WITHIN GRANODIORITE, CONTAINS 6 % SULFIDES. URAL FOLLOWS GRANODIORITE - CONTACT METAMORPHOSED CALAVERAS FM. CONTACT STRIKES N 15 W 3500 FT THEN STRIKES N 70 W 4000 FT. DIPS 35 E, 2.5 - 3 FT THICK. REPORTED OCCURENCE OF PB & AG TELLURIDE. NORTH EXTENSION OF URAL AVG. 2 FT THICK, MAX. 12 FT W/2 1/2 % SULFIDES.

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION FROM PROVIDENCE, CHAMPION, NEVADA CITY, WYOMING & HOME ESTIMATED FROM $8,000,000 - $20,000,000 .

Comment (Workings): VERY EXTENSIVE WORKINGS.

Comment (Geology): CALAVERAS FM


References

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): LOGAN, C. A., 1920 , AUBURN FIELD DIVISION: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 17 , P. 435 - 436 .

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1930 , SACRAMENTO FIELD DIVISION: REPORT XXVI OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES VOL. 26 , NO. 2 , P. 103 - 104 .

Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1919 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P. 135 - 143 .

Reference (Production): MACBOYLE, 1919 ; LOGAN, 1930 ; LOGAN, 1920 .