The Hooper Prospect is a chromium 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.
Primary Mineral: Chromium
Lat, Long: 39.23167, -121.01250
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Hooper Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Hooper Prospect
District: Nevada City - Grass Valley 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: Hooper, A. E.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): HOOPER PROSPECTED ON A 75-ACRE TRACT OF PATENTED LAND BUT THE STRINGER LOCATED WAS NOT ENOUGH TO JUSTIFY ANY WORK.
Comment (Workings): PROSPECTED IN 1918
Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 37, NO. 3, JULY 1941, P. 454
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 134, PT. III, CHAP. 5, P. 245, PL. 13