California Mine

The California Mine is a mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 561 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: California Mine  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 561 Feet (171 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.17, -121.26056

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Satelite image of the California Mine

California Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: California Mine


Commodity

Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Spenceville


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


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: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Trough


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 6 % CU, SOME GOLD AND SILVER


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Bornite
Ore: Malachite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): 1,000 FT. MAIN ADIT, GIVING 224 FT. OF BACKS AND DRIFTS AGGREGATING A TOTAL LENGTH OF 600 FT.

Comment (Deposit): GOSSAN OF IRON-STAINED DIORITE AND LIMONITE

Comment (Deposit): NO OTHER INFORMATION AVAILABLE. COMPRISED OF 65 ACRES.


References

Reference (Deposit): MAC BOYLE, E., 1918 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES, NEVADA COUNTY; 16TH REPT. STATE MIN.; CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 84