The Sweeney Prospect is a copper, gold, and silver mine located in Modoc county, California at an elevation of 5,200 feet.
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Elevation: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Copper, Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 41.90806, -120.14167
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Sweeney Prospect MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Sweeney Prospect
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
|Comment: 3 VEINS. THE TYPE OF DEPOSIT IS UNKNOWN; USGS MODEL MAY ALSO BE 25A: HOT-SPRING AU-AG.|
|Comment: ON SOUTHEAST SLOPE OF BIDWELL PEAK AT NORTH END OF SURPRISE VALLEY|
|Comment: 200 FT TUNNEL|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: AVERILL, C.V., 1929, MODOC COUNTY, IN 25TH REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES AND MINING, P. 16