Sharp Mng. Co.

The Sharp Mng. Co. is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 3,018 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: Sharp Mng. Co.  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 3,018 Feet (920 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.24278, -121.00056

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Sharp Mng. Co. MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sharp Mng. Co.


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc
Tertiary: Arsenic


Location

State: California
County: Nevada


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

Form: STRINGERS


Structure

Type: L
Description: Glencoe-Orleans Vein In Fissure Zone


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): UTM EST NE 1/4 NE 1/4 19

Comment (Deposit): 120 ACRES. INCLUDES GREENMAN; KELLOGG, RED ROSE, BEN HARRISON, BUTTERFLY, SHARPE, GLENROE EXTENSION, ENTERPRISE & HICKSON CLAIMS. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Production): ORE EST $60/TON FROM ENTERPRISE SHOOT, $35 - $60/TON FROM GREENMAN, $7 - $25/TON FROM HICKSON EST. YIELD FROM GLENCOE-ORLEANS VEIN $6 - $12 ORE/TON. EST. $16 AU/TON FROM KELLOGG.

Comment (Deposit): VEINS, AVG. 2 - 4 FT. THICK

Comment (Workings): SURFACE CUTS, SHAFTS TUNNEL, INCLINE, DRIFTING


References

Reference (Production): MACBOYLE ( 1918 )

Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1918 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P 244 - 245