The Stockton Creek and Stockton Creek Tunnel 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: 37.47944, -119.97222
Active Mining Claims
Claim data is for Mines level premium members.
Stockton Creek and Stockton Creek Tunnel MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Stockton Creek and Stockton Creek Tunnel
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1855
Years of Production:
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: IN 1928, A 135-FT. INCLINED SHAFT; TWO LEVELS, UPPER HAVING 250 FT. OF DRIFTS AND LOWER 300 FT.; STOPE 3 FT. WIDE, 100-FT. LONG AND 70 FT. HIGH.|
|Comment: THE VEIN MOST EXTENSIVELY WORKED IS BELIEVED TO BE AN EXTENSION OF THE MARIPOSA VEIN.|
|Comment: PRINCIPAL RECORDED PRODUCTION WAS BETWEEN 1900 AND 1915, DURING WHICH TIME 632.98 TONS OF ORE WAS MINED WHICH YIELDED $11,996.94 OR AN AVERAGE OF $18.95 PER TON. MINE WAS WORKED INTERMITTENTLY UP TO 1938.|
|Comment: Discovery Year: 1850'S|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 53, NOS. 1 & 2, JAN.-APRIL, 1957, P. 308