Ethel Gold Mining Co.

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.

Mine Info

Name: Ethel Gold Mining Co.  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

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

Site Name

Primary: Ethel Gold Mining Co.
Secondary: Ethel & So. Ethel


Commodity

Primary: Gold


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: 1907
Time Period: 1905 - 1907


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
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

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


References

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