Alta Hill Gravel Nos. 2 and 3

The Alta Hill Gravel Nos. 2 and 3 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: Alta Hill Gravel Nos. 2 and 3  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.23028, -121.06472

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Alta Hill Gravel Nos. 2 and 3 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Alta Hill Gravel Nos. 2 and 3


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: California
County: Nevada


Land Status

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Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: Grass Valley Gold Mines
Years: 1923 -


Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Deposit): REPORT 20 OF STATE MINERALOGIST P.10. TWO CLAIMS, THE HENRY MORGAN AND ALTA HILL LODES, COMPRISING 19.73 ACRES. PLS. 2 AND 3, V. 37, NO. 3, SHOW THE LOCATION IN THE NW1/4, NE1/4 AND SE1/4 OF SW1/4, BORDERING THE CLAIM OF THE HOPE GRAVEL MNG. CO., BUT PL. 1, USGS P. P. 194 SHOWS THE SHAFTS BOTH LIE WITHIN THE AREA COVERED BY THE CLAIM OF THE HOPE GRAVEL MNG. CO.

Comment (Workings): 2 SHAFTS, PROBABLY OLD HYDRAULIC WORKINGS. SHAFT SUNK IN 1923 TO 415 FT. DEPTH WITH CROSSCUTS OF SEVERAL HUNDRED FT. AT DEPTH OF ABOUT 275 FT.


References

Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 37, NO. 3, JULY 1941, PLS. 2 AND 3

Reference (Deposit): USGS PROF. PAPER 194, PL. 1

Reference (Deposit): USGS FOLIO 29, NEVADA CITY, 1896, GRASS VALLEY TOPO MAP.