Belmont

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10076614
MRDS ID W023734
Record type Site
Current site name Belmont
Related records 10236419

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.66841, 36.5333 (WGS84)
Elevation 2438
Relative position 11 MILES NE 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 039E 19 California

Comments on the location information

  • UTM EST. ; INFO FROM LAND.ST :UNDETERMINED

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Silver Primary
Lead Secondary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Argentite Ore
Stephanite Ore
Tetrahedrite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.66841, 36.5333

Ore body information

  • Strike N 75 W
    Dip 60 - 70 SW
    Width 1.83M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Comments on the production information

  • REPORTED PRODUCTION OF $500,000

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 1097.28M
    Overall depth 45.72M

Comments on the workings information

  • TUNNEL, 400 FT. LONG AND A SHAFT 150 FT. DEEP NUMBER OF OTHER TUNNELS AND DRIFTS.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W023734

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. 453

  • 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. 428 .

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ARGENTIFEROUS QUARTZ VEIN IN CRYSTALLINE ROCK OF GRANITOID TEXTURE.

Reporter information

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