Victory Claim 1941

The Victory Claim 1941 is a chromium mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 4,160 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.

Mine Info

Name: Victory Claim 1941  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 4,160 Feet (1,268 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Chromium

Lat, Long: 39.33222, -120.80028

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Satelite image of the Victory Claim 1941

Victory Claim 1941 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Victory Claim 1941
Secondary: Mount Hill Chrome Mine 1917-18


Commodity

Primary: Chromium


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Washington Area


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: A. Schwartz (George Scott 1917-18)


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

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chromite


Comments

Comment (Production): SCOTT REPORTED 35 TONS OF ORE MINED BY HIM AND 31 TONS MINED BY A LESSEE WAS SHIPPED IN 1917 AND DEPOSIT WAS CONSIDERED WORKED OUT. ABOUT 50 LONG TONS OF ORE PILED ON THE DUMP IN 1942 BUT IT IS NOT KNOWN HOW MUCH, IF ANY WAS SHIPPED.

Comment (Workings): PIT 6 FT. WIDE, 14 FT. LONG, 10 FT. DEEP; ANOTHER 8 FT. IN DIA. AND 6 FT. LONG (AS OF 1917); 3 SLOUGHED PITS (1942)

Comment (Deposit): IN 1917, THE LARGE PIT WAS MADE ON THE LENS AND THE ORE BODY WAS EXPOSED FOR 5FT. ALONG THE STRIKE IN THE S END OF THE CUT TO A DEPTH OF 5 FT. AND WAS 4 FT. WIDE. IN 1941 SCHWARTZ CLAIMED THAT ORE 5 FT. WIDE AND AT LEAST 2 FT. DEEP EXISTED IN THE BOTTOM OF THE 3 PITS, BUT THIS COULD NOT BE VERIFIED.


References

Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 134, PT. III,CHAP. 5, P. 240, PL. 13

Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 37, NO. 3, JULY 1941, P. 458

Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIF., V. 2, P. 17