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.
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
Primary: Eagle Bird Qtz.
Secondary: Gold Bug
Secondary: Diamond Cons.
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.
Time Period: 1890 - 1891
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
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
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