Sherman Ranch

The Sherman Ranch is a mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,201 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: Sherman Ranch  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 2,201 Feet (671 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 39.2569, -121.04530

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Sherman Ranch MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sherman Ranch
Secondary: Hoeft Lease


Commodity

Tertiary: Chromium
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Nevada City


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Eleanor E. Hoeft- Principal Operator During W. W. I.
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1976

Owner Name: Isabelle C. Sherman
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: Chromite
Unknown: Olivine
Unknown: Serpentine
Unknown: Pyroxene


Comments

Comment (Production): APPROXIMATELY 500 TO 600 TONS OF MINE-RUN DISSEMINATED ORE C NG 10 TO 15 PERCENT CR2O3 WAS TAKEN TO CHAMPION MILL TO BE C ATED. THE CONCENTRATES FROM THIS ORE CONTAINED ABOUT 32 PERCENT CR2O3, AND A HIGH FE CONTENT. 146 LONG TONS WERE SHIPPED IN 1918. INSUFFICIENT DATA FOR MATRIX CALCULATIONS.


References

Reference (Deposit): RYNEARSON,G.A.,1953,CDM AND G BULL 134,PT.3,CHAP.5,P.241

Reference (Deposit): 37TH REPT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST NO.3,1941