Rocky Glen

The Rocky Glen is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 5,279 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: Rocky Glen  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 5,279 Feet (1,609 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.42694, -120.73583

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Satelite image of the Rocky Glen

Rocky Glen MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Rocky Glen


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Silver


Location

State: California
County: Nevada


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


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: RIBBON, OBLONG MASSES


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Galena
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): EST. YIELD FROM STACEY & ILLINOIS WORKINGS ( THROUGH 1919 ) $300,000 . AVG. YIELD FROM STACEY VEIN $6 - $8 ORE/TON; FROM ILLINOIS VEIN AVG. $12/TON. FROM RUSSELL RAVINE AVG. $7 ORE/TON.

Comment (Workings): OPEN CUT, TUNNELS, INCLINED SHAFTS, CROSSCUTS STOPED, DRIFTING, RAISE

Comment (Deposit): 4 CLAIMS. INCLUDES: ILLINOIS CONS. 11 ACRES. PATENTED. STACEY 13 ACRES. PATENTED. ANNIE AND RUSSELL RAVINE. BLUE CLOUD ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Deposit): VEINS, FEW IN. - 14 FT. THICK AVG. 3 1/2 FT. THICK, ABOUT 2 IN. OF CLAY GOUGE IN WALLS.


References

Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1918 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P. 242 - 243 .

Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY, 1964 , MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, V. 2 , P. 40 .

Reference (Production): MACBOYLE ( 1918 )