Wetteran Ranch Watterson?

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.

Mine Info

Name: Wetteran Ranch Watterson?  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 899 Feet (274 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.11194, -121.18417

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Wetteran Ranch Watterson? MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Wetteran Ranch Watterson?


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Spenceville


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: G. G. Wetteran


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Malachite


Comments

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.


References

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