Queen Lil

The Queen Lil is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,451 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: Queen Lil  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,451 Feet (747 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.26194, -121.05194

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Queen Lil MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Queen Lil
Secondary: Buffington


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Lead
Secondary: Silver
Secondary: Copper


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: Schist
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pennsylvanian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

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


Comments

Comment (Workings): INCLINE, 3 LEVELS, SHAFT

Comment (Geology): VEIN IN QUARTZOSE & MICACEOUS CALAVERAS SCHIST W/NEAR VERT. SCHISTOSITY CUT AT RIGHT ANGLES BY VEIN

Comment (Deposit): VEIN, 1 - 1 1/2 FT. THICK.


References

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1930 , SACRAMENTO FIELD DIVISION: REPORT XXVI OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST; CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES VOL. 26 , NO. 2 , P. 128 .

Reference (Deposit): GOODWIN, J. G., 1957 , LEAD AND ZINC IN CALIFORNIA; CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 53 , NOS. 3 AND 4 , P. 583 .

Reference (Production): GOODWIN, 1957