The English Mountain is a copper mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 6,299 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.
Elevation: 6,299 Feet (1,920 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Copper
Lat, Long: 39.46278, -120.56500
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English Mountain MRDS details
Primary: English Mountain
Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.
Owner Name: H. C. Schroeder (Estate)
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: PYRRHOTITE-PYRITE ASSAYED: 5 % CU, 45.9 % FE, AND 35.4 % S, THE BORNITE-PYRITE ASSAYED
Analytical Data: 1.3 % CU, 51.4 % FE, AND 28.3 % S.
Analytical Data: 2.4 % CU, 53.5 % FE, AND 27.7 % S, THE PYRRHOTITE-MARCASITE ASSAYED
Comment (Workings): 1000 FT. OF DRIFTS AND CROSSCUTS, ONE 500 FT. DRIFT ALONG STRIKE AND ANOTHER 300 FT. LONG ABOVE IT
Comment (Production): NO PRODUCTION REPORTED
Comment (Deposit): COPPER BEARING GOSSAN
Comment (Deposit): 105 ACRES.
Reference (Deposit): MAC BOYLE, E., 1918 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY; 16 TH REPT. STATE MIN.; CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 85
Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, V. 2, P. 24