Pike Gulch

Occurrence in Marin county in California, United States with commodity Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10030793
MRDS ID M009209
Record type Site
Current site name Pike Gulch
Related records 10281072

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -122.67662, 37.9524 (WGS84)
Relative position PIKE COUNTY GULCH. LOCATED IN PIKE COUNTY GULCH ABOUT A MILE SOUTH OF THE UNION GULCH MINE.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Marin

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 001N 007W 19 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary

Comments on the commodity information

  • LOW-GRADE COPPER ORE

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Pyrite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -122.67662, 37.9524

Ore body information

  • Thickness 1.22M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Mary Galloway

Comments on the production information

  • PIKE COUNTY GULCH COPPER MNG. CO. EXPLORED IN 1863-1866 BUT ENTERPRISE WAS ABANDONED.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 240.79M

Comments on the workings information

  • 790 FT., ADIT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M009209

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    AUBURY, L.E., 1908 ; COPPER RESOURCES OF CALIFORNIA BULL. 50 : CALIF. MIN. BUR. P. 168

  • Deposit

    PLANCK, WM. F. VER., 1955 ; MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF MARIN COUNTY, CA.; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 51 , NO. 3 , ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 279

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1973 Gere, W. U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-MAR-1979 Fraticelli, L. A. (Albers, J.) U.S. Geological Survey