Silverado Mine Calistoga Mount St. Helena

The Silverado Mine Calistoga Mount St. Helena is a silver and gold mine located in Napa county, California.

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: Silverado Mine Calistoga Mount St. Helena  

State:  California

County:  Napa

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Silver, Gold

Lat, Long: 38.65222, -122.60389

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Silverado Mine Calistoga Mount St. Helena MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silverado Mine Calistoga Mount St. Helena


Commodity

Primary: Silver
Primary: Gold


Location

State: California
County: Napa


Land Status

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Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: Harry Patten


Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Coast Ranges


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Production): OPENED IN 1872; A 10-STAMP MILL OPERATED FOUR MONTHS IN 1874 WITH A PRODUCTION OF $93,000 FROM 2300 TONS OF ORE. IT IS REPORTED THAT AT THE PRESENT TIME 40,000 TONS OF $12 ORE IS BLOCKED OUT. INACTIVE SINCE 1927. PRODUCED SMALL TONNAGE OF LOW-GRADE SILVER-GOLD ORE IN 1948.

Comment (Workings): TUNNELS

Comment (Deposit): IN SONOMA VOLCANICS AT SURFACE (CALIF. DIV. MINES, V. 42, NO 3, PL. 29 - A REAL GEOLOGIC MAP. FISSURE FILLING IN A FAULT ZONE IN VOLCANICS ORE MINERALS: CHALCOPYRITE, SPHALERITE, ARGENTITE.


References

Reference (Deposit): CALIF. REPT. 25, 1929, P. 238

Reference (Deposit): JOUR. V. 44, NO. 2, APRIL 1948, P.183; JOUR. V. 53, NOS. 3 & 4, JULY-OCT. 1957, P. 573

Reference (Deposit): GEOLOGY AND SILVER MINERALIZATION OF THE CALISTOGA DISTRICT, NAPA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: M. A. THESIS U.C. BERKELY. (WILLIAM H. CRUTCHFIELD)