Gold Hill

The Gold Hill is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,451 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: Gold Hill  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,451 Feet (747 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.26083, -121.03778

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Satelite image of the Gold Hill

Gold Hill MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Gold Hill
Secondary: Nevada City


Commodity

Primary: Gold
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

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 ASSAY $80 - $225 AU/TON


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

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

Comment (Workings): SHAFT, TUNNEL 5000 FT. LONG, DRIFTS & STOPES.

Comment (Geology): VEIN FOLLOWS CONTACT BETWEEN SYENITIC GRANITE HANGING WALL AND PARTIALLY METAMORPHASED SLATE FOOT WALL.

Comment (Deposit): SEE CHAMPION. CONSOLIDATION OF TWO CLAIMS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Location): UTM EST. SE 1/4


References

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

Reference (Deposit): IRELAND, W., JR., 1888 , REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 8 , P. 419 - 420 .