Eureka Gold Qtz

The Eureka Gold Qtz is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,598 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: Eureka Gold Qtz  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,598 Feet (792 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.22444, -121.04222

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Eureka Gold Qtz MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Eureka Gold Qtz
Secondary: Roannaise


Commodity

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


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Grass Valley


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1863
Year: 1857


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


Comments

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 23.29 ACRES. SEE IDAHO-MARYLAND ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Production): NO OTHER PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND.

Comment (Deposit): VEIN

Comment (Geology): HANGING WALL DIABASE & GABBRO, FOOTWALL SERPENTINE


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): JOHNSTON, W. D., 1940 , THE GOLD QUARTZ VEINS OF GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 194 , P. 94 , 95 .

Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1919 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16, P. 166 - 167 .

Reference (Production): JOHNSTON, 1940 MACBOYLE, 1919