Red Ledge Mine

The Red Ledge Mine is a mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 3,540 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: Red Ledge Mine  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 3,540 Feet (1,079 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.3444, -120.80000

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Satelite image of the Red Ledge Mine

Red Ledge Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Red Ledge Mine
Secondary: Laims
Secondary: Red Ledge & Red Ledge Extension C


Commodity

Tertiary: Chromium
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Washington


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

Type: Other


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Last Operator 1919,Tb,Rf And Jm Williamson And Cm Cole
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1976

Owner Name: U.S. Forest Service - Tahoe National Forest
Percent: 100.0
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: Chlorite
Unknown: Chromite
Unknown: Serpentine
Unknown: Talc
Unknown: Uvarovite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): 1265 LONG TONS OF ORE AVERAGING 42% CR2O3 WAS SHIPPED. CHROM S 48% CR2O3. MINE VISIT 26 SEPT 1975 BY CDMG NO ORE SEEN IN O RESERVE ESTIMATE POSSIBLE. THE AVERAGE MINEABLE GRADE OF C IS 42 PERCENT AND IRON IS 10 PERCENT. INSUFFICIENT DATA FOR CALCULATIONS. ANALYSIS BY CDMG IN 1976 GAVE FOLLOWING PERCENTAGES-MASSIVE 2 05.40, CR2O3 48.42, FEO 10.38, TOTAL FE 16.08, AL203 17.36, MGO CR/FE 2.65.


References

Reference (Deposit): RYNEARSON,GA 1953 CAL DIV MINES BULL 134,PT 3,CH 5,NEV CO.PP

Reference (Deposit): BRADLEY,WW ET AL,1918 CAL ST MINING BUREAU BULL 76 P 158

Reference (Deposit): LOGAN,CA 1918 UNPUBL FIELD REPT NEVADA CO NO.203 RED LEDGE