Omega

The Omega is a gold and silver mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 4,160 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: Omega  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 4,160 Feet (1,268 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 39.33861, -120.76000

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Omega MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Omega


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Washington


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: South Yuba Mining And Dev. Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
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

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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): IN 1943 BEDROCK WAS CLEANED YIELDED 64 OZ. GOLD AND 2 OZ. SILVER. IT IS REPORTED COMPANY HOLDS 3000 ACRES OF LAND CONTAINING FROM 25 TO 30 MILLION CU. YDS. OF GRAVEL. OPERATIONS CARRIED ON BY GOLDFIELD CONS. MINES CO., IN 1949

Comment (Production): EARLY WORKINGS REPORTED AS RICH WITH CLAIMS 100' BY 100' AVERAGING $8,000 EA. EARLY PRODUCTION REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN 13 1/2 MILLION YDS. GIVING AVERAGE OF 13 1/2? CU. YD. IN 1941, 429,637 CU. YDS. YIELDED 1302 OZ. GOLD, 49 OZ. SILVER; IN 1942 THE YIELD FROM 818,175 CU. YDS WAS 1749 OZ. GOLD, 54 OZ. AG

Comment (Workings): HYDRAULIC - 3 MONITORS IN 1941. COMPANY HAS WATER RIGHTS TO 5,000 MINERS INCHES.


References

Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 135, SEC. IV., PP. 265, 266

Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 37, NO. 3, JULY 1941, P. 433

Reference (Deposit): REPORT OF STATE MINERALOGIST XXVI, PP. 133-4; ADD. REF.: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 47, NO. 2, APRIL 1951, P. 347; 17TH REPT. ST. MIN. P. 440