The Gleason is a 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.
Lat, Long: 39.03444, -121.10806
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Gleason MRDS details
Land ownership: State Forest
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: C. C. Stearns, D. F. Owens
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
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 (Workings): BULLDOZED CUT 50 FT. LONG, 15 FT. WIDE AND 6 FT. DEEP.
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: CHERTY MANGANESE BED, 2 FT. WIDE, ENCLOSED IN CHERT AND PHYLLITE, WHICH ARE ENCLOSED IN GREENSTONE. BEDS STRIKE N 25 W, AND DIP 70 NE. ORE IS LOW GRADE, PROBABLY LESS THAN 35 PERCENT MANGANESE.
Comment (Production): NO PRODUCTION RECORDED. ACTIVE WHEN EXAMINED 1940-42.
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 125, P. 147
Reference (Deposit): BULL. 152, 1950, P. 162