The Red Mountain Group is a 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.
Lat, Long: 39.34056, -120.53778
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Red Mountain Group MRDS details
Primary: Red Mountain Group
Land ownership: National Forest
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: Red Mountain Copper Gold Mining Co.
Years: 1908 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
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 (Production): NO RECORDED PRODUCTION OF COPPER. VALUES REPORTED GOLD $15.50 , COPPER 4 1/2 PERCENT , SILVER 1 OZ; AVERAGE FROM CAR LOTS.
Comment (Workings): ADIT 30 FT.
Comment (Deposit): COMPRISED OF 640 ACRES.
Reference (Deposit): AUBURY, L. E., 1908 , COPPER RESOURCES OF CALIFORNIA BULL. 50 ; CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 200.
Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 37, NO. 3, JULY 1941, P. 462