The Lafayette is a gold mine located in Mariposa county, California at an elevation of 1,850 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.
Elevation: 1,850 Feet (564 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 37.52833, -120.14444
Active Mining Claims
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Lafayette MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Lafayette
District: Hunter Valley (?)
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: 304 FT TUNNEL, 460 FT DRIFTS|
|Comment: GEOL.DESC: SLATE HANGING WALL, DIORITE FOOTWALL|
|Comment: MAY BE RELATED TO LAFAYETTE & LAFAYETTE EXT. 04 S, 16 E SEC 15 .|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: AUBURY, L.E., 1904 , REGISTER OF MINES AND MINERALS, MARIPOSA COUNTY CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU, P. 11