The Contention is a gold mine located in Mariposa county, California at an elevation of 2,999 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: 2,999 Feet (914 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 37.6922, -119.95830
Active Mining Claims
PLSS: 003 S 018 E 11
Claim data is for Mines level premium members.
Contention MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Contention
Secondary: Black Oak
Land StatusLand ownership: Unknown
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOL., V. 53,NOS. 1&2, JAN.-APR., 1957,