Edison

The Edison is a copper and 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: Edison  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Copper, Gold

Lat, Long: 39.36556, -120.89667

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Edison MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Edison


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Primary: Gold


Location

State: California
County: Nevada


Land Status

Land ownership: National 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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Mobley, William
Years: 1908 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
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

Not available


Comments

Comment (Production): NO PRODUCTION RECORDED. IT IS REPORTED TO CARRY 3 1/2 PERCENT OF COPPER AND $3.25 IN GOLD.

Comment (Workings): SHAFT 45 FT. DEEP; TUNNEL 240 FT.; AT THE FACE OF THE TUNNEL DRIFTS HAVE BEEN RUN ON THE VEIN 25 FT. AND 15 FT. IN LENGTH, RESPECTIVELY.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: HANGING WALL IS SCHISTOSE DIABASE, FOOT WALL IS SERPENTINE


References

Reference (Deposit): AUBURY, L.E., 1908 , COPPER RESOURCES OF CALIFORNIA BULL. 50 ; CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 198 - 199

Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIF., V. 2, P. 23

Reference (Deposit): FOLIO 66