Spring Hill

The Spring Hill 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: Spring Hill  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,598 Feet (792 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.22611, -121.04222

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Spring Hill MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Spring Hill


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Secondary: Copper
Secondary: Silver


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: Faulting?


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Greenstones Highly Carbonitized Along Veins


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Talc
Gangue: Chlorite


Comments

Comment (Workings): SHAFT, DRIFTS, CROSSCUTS, RAISES APPROX. 6000 FT. OF DIAMOND DRILLING

Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 30 ACRES ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Comment (Deposit): VEINS


References

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3 P. 429 , 464 .

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1935 , REVIEW OF GOLD MINING IN EAST - CENTRAL CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 31 , NO. 1 , P. 16 .

Reference (Deposit): ERIC, J. C., 1948 , TABULATION OF COPPER DEPOSITS IN CALIFORNIA IN COPPER IN CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES BULLETIN 144 , P. 280 .

Reference (Deposit): JOHNSTON, W. D., 1940 , THE GOLD QUARTZ VEINS OF GRASS VALLEY, CALIFORNIA: US GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 194 , P. 93 - 94 .