Ragon

The Ragon is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,700 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: Ragon  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,700 Feet (823 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.28083, -121.04889

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Satelite image of the Ragon

Ragon MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Ragon
Secondary: Hilda & Ragon


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Lead


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Nevada City


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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

Analytical Data: ORE YIELDED $8 AU/TON


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Galena
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Production): NO OTHER PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND.

Comment (Deposit): VEIN, 4 FT THICK, POSSIBLY NEXT MERRIFIELD VEIN

Comment (Workings): INCLINE, DRIFTS

Comment (Deposit): 80 ACRES ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3 .

Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1918 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P. 238 - 239 .

Reference (Deposit): GOODWIN, J. G., 1957 , LEAD AND ZINC IN CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 57 , NOS. 3 AND 4 , P. 583 .

Reference (Production): GOODWIN, 1957