Empire Star Mines Co

The Empire Star Mines Co 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: Empire Star Mines Co  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,500 Feet (762 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.26694, -121.00639

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Empire Star Mines Co MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Empire Star Mines Co


Commodity

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


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Nevada City


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


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

Type: L
Description: N - S And E - W Fissures Forming Rhombohedral Blocks


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): SHAFTS, DRIFTING

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED IN 1929 , THE CO. TOOK OVER THE COE, CROWN POINT, HERMOSA, ROCKY BAR, GOLD HILL, HUDSON BAY, GRANGE, NORTH STAR, EAST STAR, CENTRAL, NEW YORK HILL, GRANITE HILL, PENNSYLVAINIA - W.Y.O.D. - GOLDEN TREASURE - TELEGRAPH, CASSIDY, BOWERY, EMPIRE - NEW OPHIR - DAISY HILL, OMAHA - LONE JACK, HOMEWARD BOUND AND WISCONSIN (MENLO), (THE LAST FOUR BELONGING TO OLD EMPIRE WEST HOLDINGS), ORLEANS - PRESCOTT HILL - KINGS HILL, HEVSTON HILL - SEBASTOPOL - BIGGS SIMS & ELECTRIC & MANY OTHERS. FOR DETAILS, SEE SPECIFIC CLAIMS. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Deposit): VEIN


References

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3 P. 392 - 393 .

Reference (Deposit): GOODWIN, J. G., 1957 , LEAD AND ZINC IN CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 57 , NOS 3 AND 4 , P. 576 - 577 .