The Numitor Occurrence is a chromium mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,320 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: 2,320 Feet (707 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Chromium
Lat, Long: 39.15556, -120.93250
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Numitor Occurrence MRDS details
Primary: Numitor Occurrence
District: Chicago Park Area
Land ownership: Private
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.
Owner Name: Pushek (Estate)
Owner Name: W. C. Jauch
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1918
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): NOTE DISCREPANCY IN LOCATION BETWEEN PL. 13 AND TEXT.
Comment (Production): JAUCH FOUND SOME CHROMITE FLOAT ALONG A CREEK BOTTOM IN 1918, WHILE HE WAS LEASING THE NUMITOR GOLD MINE. THE SOURCE OF THE FLOAT WAS NOT DISCOVERED, NO OTHER WORK WAS DONE, NO ORE WAS SHIPPED.
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 134, PT. III, CHAP. 5, P. 246, PL. 13