Coau

The Coau is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,402 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: Coau  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,402 Feet (732 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.27944, -121.06500

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Satelite image of the Coau

Coau MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Coau


Commodity

Primary: Gold


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

Name: Slate
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Pennsylvanian

Name: Slate
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: SULFIDES - $40 - $100/TON


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): VEIN, PROBABLE WESTERN EXTENSION OF URAL-CHAMPION VEIN. AVG 3 FT THICK, RANGES 1 - 20 FT.

Comment (Workings): SHAFT, 3 LEVELS, DRIFTS

Comment (Geology): NEAR CONTACT W/METAMORPHOSED CALAVERAS SLATE

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 21 ACRES. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Location): UTM EST. SW 1/4 NE 1/4


References

Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1919 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P. 143 - 144