W.Y.O.D. Qtz

The W.Y.O.D. Qtz is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,500 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: W.Y.O.D. Qtz  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,500 Feet (762 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.20667, -121.05417

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W.Y.O.D. Qtz MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: W.Y.O.D. Qtz
Secondary: Work Your Own Diggings


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
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

Form: STRINGERS, SEAM


Structure

Type: L
Description: Ore Is Banded


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Production): SOME HIGH GRADE ORE YIELDED 7 - 8 % SULFIDES, $250 - $300/TON. SOME PRODUCTION DATA MAY BE INCLUDED W/PENNSYLVANIA MINE, SEE MACBOYLE ( 1918 ) P. 234 - 235 .

Comment (Deposit): VEIN, AVG. 18 IN THICK W/AVG. 3 % SULFIDES

Comment (Workings): SHAFT, RAISES, DRIFTING

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 16.24 ACRES SEE PENNSYLVANIA ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): FOOTE, A. B., 1941 , THE PRICE OF GOLD: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3 , P. 468 .

Reference (Deposit): HOBSON, J. B., 1890 , NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 10 , P. 379 - 380 .

Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD, J. J., 1896 , THIRTEENTH REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 13 , P. 267 .

Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1918 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P. 234 - 236 .

Reference (Production): HOBSON ( 1890 )