Codd Prospects

The Codd Prospects is a chromium mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,241 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: Codd Prospects  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,241 Feet (683 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Chromium

Lat, Long: 39.24694, -121.07889

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Codd Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Codd Prospects


Commodity

Primary: Chromium


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Nevada City - Grass Valley Area


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: H. B. Skewes

Owner Name: Codd, A. A.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1918
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: Chromite


Comments

Comment (Production): ABOUT 71 LONG TONS OF ORE CONTAINING APPROX. 15 PERCENT CR2O3 WAS MINED BUT NO SHIPMENTS WERE MADE.

Comment (Workings): A NUMBER OF SMALL OPEN CUTS AND PITS.

Comment (Deposit): TWO CHROME CLAIMS. LOCATED ON 56 ACRES PATENTED LAND.


References

Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 134, PT. III, CHAP. 5, P. 243, PL. 13

Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 37, NO. 3, JULY 1941, P. 448