The Wetteran Ranch Watterson? is a mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 899 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: 899 Feet (274 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.11194, -121.18417
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Wetteran Ranch Watterson? MRDS details
Primary: Wetteran Ranch Watterson?
Land ownership: Military Reservation
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.
Owner Name: G. G. Wetteran
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Production): NO PRODUCTION RECORDED. SAID TO HAVE SHIPPED 53.6 TONS GOSSAN IRON ORE.
Comment (Deposit): GOSSAN IS LIMONITE AND IRON - STAINED BRECCIA OF RHYOLITE.
Comment (Workings): 20-FT. VERTICAL SHAFT, OPEN CUTS, TRENCHES.
Comment (Deposit): COMPRISED OF 540 ACRES.
Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1918 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES, NEVADA COUNTY; 16TH REPT. STATE MIN.; CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 91
Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 37, NO. 3, JULY 1941, P. 467
Reference (Deposit): INDUSTRIAL WEST METALLIFEROUS II-C; ADD. REF.: CDM MINERAL ABSTRACTS (IRON) P. 21