Giant King Qtz

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.

Mine Info

Name: Giant King Qtz  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 3,199 Feet (975 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.33722, -120.79417

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Giant King Qtz MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Giant King Qtz


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Washington


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Year: 1940


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

Analytical Data: ASSAYS RANGE FROM $1.05 - $39.55 AU/TON ON JUMBO VEIN & $.87 - $21.35 AU/TON ON GIANT KING VEIN


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

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


References

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 .