Eagle Bird Qtz.

The Eagle Bird Qtz. is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 3,340 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: Eagle Bird Qtz.  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 3,340 Feet (1,018 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.3475, -120.69583

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Eagle Bird Qtz. MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Eagle Bird Qtz.
Secondary: Gold Bug
Secondary: Diamond Cons.


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Zinc


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: 1891
Time Period: 1890 - 1891


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

Not available


Materials

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


Comments

Comment (Location): UTM ACC. NW 1/4 NW 1/4 13

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION 1890 - 1891 UNDER NAME DIAMOND CONSOLIDATED

Comment (Deposit): VEIN, ETHEL, BALTIC & BIRCHVILLE VEIN SYSTEM. AVG. 8 FT. THICK, RANGE FROM 1.5 - 30 FT. THICK

Comment (Workings): 65 DEGREE INCLINE, EXTENSIVE WORKINGS

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 20.14 AC. SEE DIAMOND CONS. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1930 , SACRAMENTO FIELD DIVISION: REPORT XXVI OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST; CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES VOL. 26 , NO. 2 , P. 104 - 105 .

Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1919 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P. 152 .

Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY, 1964 , MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, V. 2 , P. 35 .

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3 P. 391 - 392 .

Reference (Production): LOGAN, 1941