The Mccarty Mine is a chromium mine located in Plumas county, California at an elevation of 4,639 feet.
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Elevation: 4,639 Feet (1,414 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Chromium
Lat, Long: 39.85528, -120.94194
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Mccarty Mine MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Mccarty Mine
Secondary: Jitney Mine World War 1
District: Middle Fork Of Feather River Area
Land StatusLand ownership: National Forest
Home Office: Virgilia, Ca.
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1917
Year Last Production: 1943
Discovery Year: 1915
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Southern Quarter Of Body Offset By A Fault.
Alteration Text: Partial Alteration Of Host Rock To Serpentine
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
|Comment: DEPOSIT CONSISTS OF ONE LENTICULAR OR BODY WITH ABOVE DIMENSIONS AND ATTITUDES.|
|Comment: WORKINGS CONSIST OF AN OPEN CUT 6-10 FT DEEP (1943)|
|Comment: MINE LOCATED APPROX. 10 FT ABOVE NORMAL HIGH WATER LEVEL ON NE BANK OF MIDDLE FORK, FEATHER RIVER.|
|Comment: UNREPORTED SHIPMENTS MAY HAVE BEEN MADE BETWEEN 1918-1943.|
|Comment: Discovery Year: WWI|
Reference Category: Production
Reference: CDMG BULL 134, PT. 3, CHAPT. 5, P. 297
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: RYNEARSON, G.A., 1953, CDMG BULL 134, PT. 3, CHAPT. 5, P. 299, 31