The Schroeder Placer 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: 37.58472, -119.99222
Active Mining Claims
Claim data is for Mines level premium members.
Schroeder Placer MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Schroeder Placer
Land StatusLand ownership: Private
Operation Category: Occurrence
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: DURING WWI THERE WERE 5 1/2 MILES OF DITCHES AND 1500 FT. OF PIPE LINES USED IN GROUND SLUICING.|
|Comment: WASHED MATERIAL REMAINING ON THE GROUND IN 1954 WAS BEDROCK REMNANTS AND SOIL MANTLE AND IT IS DOUBTFUL IF THIS WAS AN OLD CHANNEL DEPOSIT.|
|Comment: THE SCHROEDER FAMILY OPERATED ON THE GROUND DURING WWI, COVERING ABOUT 5 ACRES. MUCH OF THE GROUND WAS VERY RICH.|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 53, NOS. 1 & 2, JAN.-APRIL, 1957, P. 322