The Giant King Qtz is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 3,199 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.
Elevation: 3,199 Feet (975 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.33722, -120.79417
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Giant King Qtz MRDS details
Primary: Giant King Qtz
Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: ASSAYS RANGE FROM $1.05 - $39.55 AU/TON ON JUMBO VEIN & $.87 - $21.35 AU/TON ON GIANT KING VEIN
Comment (Location): UTM. ACC. E 1/2 E 1/2 SEC 13
Comment (Workings): 3 ADITS, 2500 FT. LONG, 600 FT CROSSCUTS & RAISES
Comment (Production): NO OTHER PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND
Comment (Deposit): VEINS, 2 , JUMBO AND GIANT KING, 1.5 - 7 FT. THICK
Comment (Geology): TIGHTNER FM. NEAR JUNCTION OF 2 FAULTS
Comment (Deposit): PATENTED ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY, 1964 , MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, V. 2 , P. 31 , 59 .
Reference (Production): LOGAN ( 1941 )
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3 , P. 339 - 400 .