St. John Qtz

The St. John Qtz is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,598 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: St. John Qtz  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,598 Feet (792 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.23194, -121.06528

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St. John Qtz MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: St. John Qtz


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: California
County: Nevada


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

Type: L
Description: Fault Contact Between Slate (Footwall) & Serpentine


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Talc
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): INCLINE, 4 LEVELS, SHAFT, CROSSCUTS

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 12.65 ACRES ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Deposit): VEINS, AVG. 4 FT. THICK


References

Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD, J. J., 1894 , REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 12 , P. 201 .

Reference (Deposit): JOHNSTON, W. D., 1940 , THE GOLD QUARTZ VEINS OF GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 194 , P. 93 .

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3 , P. 465 .