French Corral

The French Corral is a gold mine located in Nevada 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.

Mine Info

Name: French Corral  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.2906, -121.16080

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French Corral MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: French Corral


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: California
County: Nevada


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: G. M. Standifer

Owner Name: L. A. Smith


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

Not available


Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Deposit): COMPRISES 1700 ACRES, INCLUDING THE KATE HAYES, ESPERANCE, FRASER AND ALEXANDER, BEDROCK TUNNEL, AND MILTON PLACER MINES.

Comment (Production): ABOUT ONE-THIRD OF A MILE OF CHANNEL HAD BEEN WORKED RESULTING IN AN EXCAVATION WITH BOTTOM GRAVEL REMAINING OF ABOUT 1,200,000 CU. YDS. TESTS OF WHICH IN 1938 INDICATED AVERAGE VALUE OF 41.4% CU. YD. IT WAS EXPECTED TO EXPOSE AN ADDITIONAL 2,400,000 CUBIC YARDS OF GRAVEL THAT WOULD SHOW A PROFIT IF WORKED BY MECHANICAL METHODS. SMITH HAD NOT BEGUN WORK IN 1945.

Comment (Workings): HYDRAULICKING.


References

Reference (Deposit): DOM BULL. 135, SEC. IV, P. 263-5

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