Little York Diggings

The Little York Diggings is a gold mine located in Nevada 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: Little York Diggings  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.18667, -120.87333

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Satelite image of the Little York Diggings

Little York Diggings MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Little York Diggings


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: California
County: Nevada


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


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: 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

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Production): THE YIELD HAS PROBABLY EXCEED $1 MILLION.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: AURIFEROUS NEOCENE GRAVELS - CONTAINED A FRAGMENT OF THE OLD DEEP CHANNEL (DUTCH FLAT). THE NARROW, DEEP CHANNEL CONTAINED HARD CEMENTED GRAVEL 30 OR 40 FT. THICK, CAPPED BY AS MUCH AS 350 FT. OF FINE GRAVEL INTERSTRATIFIED WITH SOME CLAY AND SAND.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS FOLIO 66, P. 9, EC. GEOL. SHEET