Canada Hill

The Canada Hill is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,959 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: Canada Hill  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,959 Feet (902 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.26056, -120.99722

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Canada Hill MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Canada Hill


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Zinc
Secondary: Lead
Tertiary: Antimony
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Tin


Location

State: California
County: Nevada


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1910
Time Period: 1904 - 1910
Year: 1886
Time Period: 1879 - 1886
Year: 1879
Time Period: 1864 - 1879


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: M


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


Comments

Comment (Deposit): 164 ACRES INCLUDES CHARRONAT-LINDLEY, NORTH GRANT, ALPINE, INDEPENDENCE, ST. LOUIS, LITTLE DONE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Deposit): VEINS, 2 SYSTEMS A N STRIKING, FLAT DIPPING GROUP OF WHICH THE CANADA HILL VEIN IS MOST IMPORTANT; A STEEPLY DIPPING GROUP STRIKING E. PRINCIPAL VEINS ARE CANADA HILL, STRIKE N, DIP 20 W, AVG. 16 - 18 IN. THICK: GREENMAN-INDEPENDENCE STRIKE N, DIP 15 - 30 E: GRANT STRIKE N, DIP 45 E, AVG. 16 IN THICK: WIDE WEST, PARALLEL TO CANADA HILL, 1 FT. THICK: ST. LOUIS, STRIKE N 65 E, DIP 70 - 80 N, 1 - 12 FT. THICK.

Comment (Workings): INCLINE, DRIFTS, CROSSCUTS

Comment (Location): UTM EST. SE 1/4 NW 1/4 SEC. 17

Comment (Production): TOTAL YIELD ABOUT $1,130,000 FROM 49,000 TONS ORE FROM CANADA HILL VEIN. SOME ORE FROM GREENMAN YIELDED $35 - $60 AU/TON, FROM GRANT VEIN LAST 500 TONS YIELDED $19 AU/TON, ST. LOUIS YIELDED $3 - $4 AU/TON.


References

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , P. 288 - 390 , PL. 3

Reference (Production): LOGAN, 1941