Ella Group

Past Producer in Inyo county in California, United States with commodities Lead, Silver, Zinc, Copper, Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10033973
MRDS ID M020630
Record type Site
Current site name Ella Group
Related records 10188030

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.81647, 36.54052 (WGS84)
Elevation 2134
Relative position 7 MILES EAST OF KEELER
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Inyo

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 016S 038E 13 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Silver Primary
Zinc Secondary
Copper Secondary
Gold Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Lead Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Devonian

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.81647, 36.54052

Ore body information

  • General form LENTICULAR
    Strike NW
    Dip 70 NE

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Production years 1910 - 1919

Mining district

District name Cerro Gordo

Comments on the production information

  • NO PRODUCTION REPORTED. ASSAYED AVERAGED: 10 % PB, 1 % ZN, 1.35 % CU, 32 OZ AG AND .035 OZ AU PER TON.

Comments on the workings information

  • 2 TUNNELS: NO. 1 IS 300 FT ELEVATION BELOW OUTCROP OF ORE NO. 2 IS 300 BELOW NO. 1 AND IS 600 FT LONG. DRIFTS TOTAL 2,500 FT.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M020630

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    GOODWIN, J. C., 1957 , LEAD AND ZINC IN CALIFORNIA; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 53 , NO. 3 & 4 ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 469

  • Deposit

    TUCKER, W. B. AND SAMPSON, R. J., 1938 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF INYO COUNTY; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 34 NO. 4 ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 437 .

  • Production

    GOODWIN, J. C., 1957 , P. 469 (SEE REF)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit IRREGULAR LENSES ALONG TWO WELL-DEFINED FISSURES.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUL-1978 Fraticelli, L. A. (Albers, J.) U.S. Geological Survey