The Lafayette Quartz is a gold mine located in Mariposa county, California at an elevation of 1,299 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: 1,299 Feet (396 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 37.61472, -120.24139
Active Mining Claims
Claim data is for Mines level premium members.
Lafayette Quartz MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Lafayette Quartz
Secondary: Lafayette Ext
District: Hunter Valley (?)
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Trough
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: MAYBE THE SAME MINE AS LAFAYETTE & LAFAYETTE EXT IN SEC 15 . PROBABLY SAME CLAIM AS SHOWN ON LAIZURE ( 1928 ) P. 134 .|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: LAIZURE, C. MCK., 1928 , SAN FRANCISCO FIELD DIVISION IN TWENTY-FOURTH REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU. P. 140