Bitner Group

The Bitner Group is a copper mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 620 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.

Mine Info

Name: Bitner Group  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 620 Feet (189 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 39.15139, -121.26000

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Bitner Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bitner Group


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Gold
Tertiary: Aluminum
Tertiary: Magnesite


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Spenceville


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: C. C. Bitner Charles Staples?
Years: 1908 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Trough


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite


Comments

Comment (Production): 60 FT. VEIN ON MOTHER LODE CLAIM SHOWED 17 1/2 % ALUMINUM OXIDE, AND 3 % MAGNESIUM. SAME ORE GAVE A RECOVERY OF 2 1/2 % OR $78/TON IN MAGNESIUM. GOOD VALUES OF CU AND AU ON OTHER VEINS.

Comment (Deposit): T2 PARALLEL VEINS EXPOSED ON SURFACE WIDTHS VARING FROM 5 - 30 FT.

Comment (Workings): TUNNEL ON MOTHER LODE CLAIM 450 FT. LONG., FORMATION IS WELL MINERALIZED FOR FIRST 300 FT. SOUTH OF TUNNEL IS 100 FT. SHAFT, IN FRONT OF TUNNEL FACE IS A 65 FT. SHAFT. SHOWING A 5 FT. VEIN ASSAYING 5 - 10 % CU.

Comment (Deposit): COMPRISED OF 160 ACRES.


References

Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 37, NO. 3, JULY 1941, P. 445

Reference (Production): MAC BOYLE, E., 1918

Reference (Deposit): AUBURY, L.E., 1908 , COPPER RESOURCES OF CALIFORNIA BULL. 50 ; CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 195 - 196

Reference (Deposit): MAC BOYLE, E., 1918 MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY; 16TH REPT. STATE MIN.; CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 82 - 83