The Butte is a gold mine located in Mariposa county, California.
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.
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 37.70333, -120.21444
Active Mining Claims
PLSS: 003S 16 4
Claim data is for Mines level premium members.
Butte MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Butte
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: NO RECORD OF PRODUCTION; IT WAS PROBABLY WORKED AS PART OF THE POTOSI AND D. COOK MINES.|
|Comment: PATENTED PROPERTY|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: BOWEN, O. E., JR., & GRAY, H., JR., 1957 , MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF MARIPOSA COUNTY, CALIF.: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOL., VOL. 53 , NOS. 1 & 2 , P. 247