Davey Prospect

The Davey Prospect is a chromium mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,520 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: Davey Prospect  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,520 Feet (768 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Chromium

Lat, Long: 39.22361, -121.04972

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Davey Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Davey Prospect


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: C. W. And W. J. Jenkins


Production

Not available


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

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chromite


Comments

Comment (Workings): PIT, 6 FT. IN DIAMETER.

Comment (Deposit): COMPRISED 40 ACRES OF PATENTED LAND LEASED FROM J. DAVEY & SON.

Comment (Production): LESSEES MINED ONLY 2 OR 3 LONG TONS IN 1918.


References

Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 37, NO. 3, JULY 1941, P. 449

Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 134, PT. III, CHAP. 5, P. 244, PL. 13