The Belces is a gold mine located in Mariposa county, California.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 37.655, -120.12861
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Belces MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Belces
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: NO DATA ON PRODUCTION.|
|Comment: IN 1903, A 55-FT. INCLINED SHAFT AND A 50-FT. OPEN CUT.|
|Comment: GEOL.DESC: QUARTZ VEIN 3 - 5 FT. THICK.|
|Comment: PROBABLY SE 1/4 UTM EST. CLOSE TO SW SIDE OF BUCKHORN PEAK RD. SEC. LINES PROJECTED.|
|Comment: LAND HAS PROBABLY REVERTED TO AGRICULTURAL STATUS.|
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. 239