Union Hill Qtz

The Union Hill Qtz 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: Union Hill Qtz  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,799 Feet (853 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.2125, -121.02167

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Union Hill Qtz MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Union Hill Qtz


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Tungsten


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Grass Valley


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

Form: STRINGERS, SEAMS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): SHAFTS, CROSSCUT, DRIFTING, STOPED

Comment (Production): ORE FROM CAMBRIDGE - LUCKY VEIN AVG. $20/TON UNION HILL VEINS CREDITED W/PRODUCTION EST. $500000 - $750000

Comment (Deposit): 3 VEINS W/2 % SULFIDES

Comment (Geology): SCHEELITE STRINGER, 2 - 7 FT. THICK IN GREEK - TUNGSTEN VEIN SCHIST IS DESCRIBED AS PORPHYRITIC & BRECCIATED

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 23.11 ACRES INCLUDES UNION HILL, CAMBRIDGE - LUCKY AND CREEK - TUNGSTEN VEINS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1918 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P. 254 - 255 .

Reference (Deposit): JOHNSTON, W. D., 1940 , THE GOLD QUARTZ VEINS OF GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 194 , P. 97 - 98 .

Reference (Production): MACBOYLE ( 1918 ) JOHNSON ( 1941 )