Pittsburg-Liberty

Past Producer in Mono county in California, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10007184
MRDS ID C010411
Record type Site
Current site name Pittsburg-Liberty
Related records 10236906

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -119.12319, 38.36714 (WGS84)
Elevation 2316
Relative position 1 MI. NW MASONIC SITE
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Mono

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 006N 026E 15,16,21,22 California

Comments on the location information

  • UTM ACC. S 1/2 NE 1/4 16

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • SOME AU ORE RUNS AS HIGH AS $300/TON

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result ASSAYS AVG. $20/TON IN AU

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -119.12319, 38.36714

Ore body information

  • General form IRREGULAR
    Strike N 25 W
    Dip 70 - 90 NE

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: HORSES, OR BLOCKS OF BARREN ORE, COMPOSED OF GRANITE ARE COMMON IN MINERALIZED ZONE

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Masonic

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Comments on the production information

  • REPORTED TO HAVE PRODUCED $700000 . NO OFFICIAL PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND.

Comments on the workings information

  • 172 FT. SHAFT, 2 TUNNELS CUTTING VEIN AT DEPTHS OF 271 FT. AND 413 FT. TOTAL UNDERGROUND WORKINGS AGGREGATE 6000 FT. FOR DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF WORKINGS, INCLUDING SKETCHES, SEE EAKLE & MCLAUGHLIN ( 1917 ) P. 163 .

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS C010411

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    TUCKER, W. B. AND SAMPSON, R. J., 1940 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF MONO COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 36 , NO. 2 , P. 131 .

  • Deposit

    EAKLE, A. S. AND MCLAUGHLIN, R. P., 1917 , MONO COUNTY: REPORT 15 OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST, CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU, P. 161 - 163 .

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 5 PARALLEL VEINS
Deposit 4 PATENTED CLAIMS INCL. PITTSBURG, PITTSBURG NO. 2 , LIBERTY AND LIBERTY NO. 2 ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-NOV-1979 Nelson, Scott C. (Albers, John, P.) U.S. Geological Survey PARSED HOST ROCK AND ASSOCIATED ROCK INFORMATION FROM OLD SINGLE VALUED FIELD TO NEW MULTIVALUED FIELD
Editor 27-APR-1995 Mosier, Dan U.S. Geological Survey