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.
Primary Mineral: Copper, Gold
Lat, Long: 39.36556, -120.89667
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Edison MRDS details
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.
Owner Name: Mobley, William
Years: 1908 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
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 (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
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