Montana Qtz.

The Montana 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: Montana Qtz.  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,799 Feet (853 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.27278, -120.97833

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Montana Qtz. MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Montana Qtz.
Secondary: Willow Valley


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Nevada City


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1904
Time Period: 1865 - 1904
Year: 1908
Time Period: 1907 - 1908
Year: 1870
Time Period: 1850 - 1870
Year: 1909


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

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 3.65 ACRES, WILLOW VALLEY 20.66 ACRES. SEE PENN-CALIF PLACER. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Production): NEW YORK VEIN PRODUCED $80,000 FROM 4000 TONS ORE IN EARLY DAYS.

Comment (Deposit): VEINS, MONTANA, NEW YORK, MIDDLE - 18 IN. THICK, WILLOW VALLEY. MONTANA AVG. 1 FT. THICK MONTANA & NEW YORK VEINS THOUGHT TO UNITE AT DEPTH 800 FT. TO FORM 4 FT. THICK VEIN.

Comment (Workings): SHAFTS, EXTENSIVE WORKINGS


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): MACBOYLE, E., 1918 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P. 198 - 199 .

Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD, J. J., 1896 , THIRTEENTH REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 13 , P. 254 .

Reference (Production): MACBOYLE 1918