The Ethel Gold Mining Co. is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 5,600 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: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.3825, -120.71500
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Ethel Gold Mining Co. MRDS details
Primary: Ethel Gold Mining Co.
Secondary: Ethel & So. Ethel
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: 1905 - 1907
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 (Production): NO OTHER PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND.
Comment (Workings): INCLINE, DRIFTS
Comment (Geology): DIORITE DIKE FORMS FOOTWALL IN SOME AREAS
Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 40.07 AC, 2 CLAIMS, ETHEL & SO. ETHEL. THERE IS SOME CONFUSION BETWEEN REPORTS AS TO LOCATION. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Location): UTM ACC. W 1/2 35
Comment (Deposit): VEIN, 1 - 9 FT. THICK, 2 1/2 % SULFIDES
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3 , P. 397 - 399 .
Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1919 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P. 166 .
Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD, J. J., 1896 , THIRTEENTH REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 13 , P. 242 - 243 .
Reference (Production): LOGAN, 1941