Grouse Ridge

The Grouse Ridge is a iron 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.

Mine Info

Name: Grouse Ridge  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Iron

Lat, Long: 39.38944, -120.61389

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Grouse Ridge MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Grouse Ridge


Commodity

Primary: Iron
Secondary: 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

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Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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

Not available


Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Magnetite
Ore: Gold


Comments

Comment (Location): SECTION AND UTM ESTIMATED

Comment (Commodity): SAID TO CONTAIN SUFFICENT GOLD TO PAY FOR EXACTING THAT METAL FROM IT.


References

Reference (Deposit): BROWNE, J. ROSS., 1968: MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE STATES AND TERRITORIES WEST OF THE ROCKY MTS.; U.S. TREASURY DEPT., P. 224

Reference (Deposit): JENKINS, O.P., 1948: IRON RESOURCES OF CALIFORNIA; DIV. OF MINES, P. 291