Ancho Qtz

The Ancho Qtz is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 4,800 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: Ancho Qtz  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 4,800 Feet (1,463 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.41917, -120.74861

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Ancho Qtz MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ancho Qtz
Secondary: Erie


Commodity

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


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Graniteville


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

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: M


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: SEVERAL SHOOTS, ONE IN ANCHO IS 400 FT. LONG, 5 - 30 FT THICK. 2 IN DUBLIN BAY 70 - 100 FT LONG AND 12 - 15 FT. THICK


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ORE ASSAYS $5 OR MORE/TON


Materials

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


Comments

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 10.94 AC. CONSISTS OF ERIE & ANCHO CLAIMS. LATER EXPANDED TO 80 ACRES. INCLUDES ANCHO GROUP: ANCHO AND EDISON CLAIMS (WEST VIRGINIA, OHIO, WHEELING AND NEVADA.) ERIE GROUP: WHEELING LODE, HOLLAND, DUBLIN BAY CONS., ERIE, CANTON, CA SCARET, DANDERINE, ERIE HOLLAND NO. 2 , LANE AND NEURALGIA. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Deposit): VEINS, 4 , AVG. 4 FT THICK ON ANCHO CLAIM. 2 VEINS ON ERIE CLAIM

Comment (Workings): CROSSCUTS, ADITS, DRIFTS, STOPES

Comment (Geology): BLUE CANYON FM. ABOUT 1/2 MI. W CONTACT W/GRANITE. META-SEDIMENTS ARE MARINE.

Comment (Production): ORE MILLED PRIOR TO 1930 YIELDED $3 - 6 AU/TON FROM ANCHO VEIN. SEVERAL MILLION DOLLARS IN AU W/ BY-PRODUCT AG PB ZN MINED PRIOR TO 1948 .

Comment (Location): UTM ACC NW 1/4 NW 1/4 21


References

Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1919 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P. 116 - 117

Reference (Deposit): 5) SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY, 1964 , MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, V. 2 , P. 41 .

Reference (Production): AVERILL, 1951 ; LOGAN, 1941 ; MACBOYLE, 1919 .

Reference (Deposit): AVERILL, C. V., NORMAN, L. A., JR., 1951 , COUNTIES OF CALIFORNIA-MINERAL AND SIGNIFICANT MINING ACTIVITIES OF 1949 : CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 47 , P. 347 .

Reference (Deposit): GOODWIN, J. G., 1957 , LEAD AND ZINC IN CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 57 , NOS 3 AND 4 , P. 574 .

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3 . P 383 .