Yuba Qtz

The Yuba Qtz is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 3,199 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: Yuba Qtz  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 3,199 Feet (975 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.35333, -120.70389

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Yuba Qtz MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Yuba Qtz


Commodity

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

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): UTM ACC. CENTER SEC

Comment (Deposit): VEIN

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 21.91 AC ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Deposit): 23 PATENTED CLAIMS WHICH INCLUDE; KENTUCK, GEORGIA HOWELL, MAYBELLE, BUCK, HOPE, EASTMAN, GRANT, PROTECTION, PROTECTION NO. 2 , BLANKET MAMMOTH, SENTINEL, SOPHIA, HOMESTAKE FRACTION, NEW HOMESTAKE, RICHEY, 1896 , 1896 EXTENSION, BELLE, COLLINS, ECLIPSE, MILLSITE NO. 1 AND LAST CHANCE. 2 UNPATENTED MILLSITE CLAIMS, SILVERADO MILLSITE AND SILVERADO MILLSITE NO. 1 , OTHERS MAY HAVE BEEN ADDED OR EXPANED DURING VARIOUS CONSOLIDATIONS SINCE TIME OF REFERENCES. OTHER REFERENCES TO THE PATTERSON DISTRICT APPEAR IN REPORTS TO THE STATE MINERALOGIST OR CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY REPORTS. ABOVE INFORMATION IS PARTLY UNPUBLISHED. APPLIES TO DISTRICT AS A WHOLE, BUT MAIN PRODUCTIVE PART OF DISTRICT IS ON FALES HOT SPRINGS QUADRANGLE (Q.V.); FERRIMOLYBDENITE IN MESOZOIC GRANITE ROCK AT THE MOUTE OF GREEN CREEK IS SHOWN ON THE MAP (MAP NUMBER T2). ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Comment (Location): GENERALIZED UTM COORDINATES FOR GROSS DISTRICT INFO.

Comment (Production): PRODUCTION VALUES BASED ON 1888 PRICE OF AU, AG. AG PRODUCTION RECORD BY THE MONO MINING CO. OF NEVADA.

Comment (Development): MILL.CAP: 21 ; ECON.YEAR: 1927

Comment (Deposit): NUMEROUS VEINS AND SOME DIKES. BEST ORE LIES IN LENTICULAR BODIES OF VEINS. 3 PORPHYRY BELTS W/CHARACTERISTIC PROPORTIONS OF AG,AU DESIGNATED; THE CAMERON THE CLINTON BELT AND THE COMSTOCK BELT. THE CAMERON LIES TO THE SOUTHWEST, IS HIGHER IN AU RELATIVE TO AG. BULLION REPORTED TO VALUE $6 - $13/OZ. ORE IN THE CLINTON BELT IS MORE ARGENTIFEROUS AND CONTAINS ONLY TRACES OF AU. THE COMSTOCK BELT LIES ALONG THE CREST OF THE SWEETWATER RANGE, BETWEEN SWEETWATER CANYON AND FERRIS CANYON. AU ASSAYS FROM 15 - 20 %.

Comment (Workings): NUMEROUS WORKINGS INCLUDE: SHAFTS, DRIFTS, ADITS, CROSSCUTS ON MANY LEVELS, OPEN CUTS AND DIAMOND DRILLING. NUMEROUS ORE - TREATMENT ROOMS AND SEVERAL MILLSITES. POWERPLANT


References

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3