English Mountain

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.

Mine Info

Name: English Mountain  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 6,299 Feet (1,920 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 39.46278, -120.56500

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English Mountain MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: English Mountain


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: California
County: Nevada


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: H. C. Schroeder (Estate)


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
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

Not available


Analytical Data

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


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Pyrrhotite
Ore: Bornite
Ore: Marcasite


Comments

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.


References

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