Half Chrome Mine

The Half Chrome Mine is a mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 1,499 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: Half Chrome Mine  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 1,499 Feet (457 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.0911, -121.09970

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Satelite image of the Half Chrome Mine

Half Chrome Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Half Chrome Mine
Secondary: Wolf
Secondary: Wolf Mine
Secondary: Limekiln
Secondary: Half Chrome


Commodity

Tertiary: Chromium
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Wolf Creek District


Land Status

Land ownership: State 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

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Guy Walsh And Mr. Hall-Operated The Property In 1917-1918
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1976

Owner Name: E. H. Thompson Reported Owner During W. W. I
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1976


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1916
Discovery Year: 1916
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

Unknown: Magnetite
Unknown: Hematite
Unknown: Chromite


Comments

Comment (Production): E.H.THOMPSON AND H.C.SCHROEDER SHIPPED 49 LONG TONS OF ORE 1916. THE ORE CONTAINED ABOUT 35 PERCENT CR2O3. WALSH AND HARTED A PRODUCTION OF 147 LONG TONS IN 1917. NO WORK HAS BEEN SINCE 1917. INSUFFICIENT DATA FORMATRIX CALCULATIONS


References

Reference (Deposit): RYNEARSON,G.A,1953,CDM AND G BULL134,PT.3,CHAP 5,P.248