Noonday Grant Mines

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10076627
MRDS ID W023757
Record type Site
Current site name Noonday Grant Mines
Alternate or previous names Shoshone
Related records 10236437

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -116.09669, 35.82888 (WGS84)
Elevation 878
Relative position 1 1/2 MILES SOUTH OF GUNSITE MINE
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Inyo

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
San Bernardino 020N 008E 15 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Silver Primary
Gold Secondary
Copper Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Galena Ore
Lead Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Dolomite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -116.09669, 35.82888

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description N-S Steeply Dipping Faults

Ore body information

  • Strike N 40 W
    Dip 45 NE
    Thickness 9.14M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fractures

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Comments on the workings information

  • SHAFT TO 400 FT. LEVEL AND A 600 FT. WINZE BELOW TUNNEL.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W023757

Bibliographic references

  • 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. 448 - 450

  • Production

    TUCKER & SAMPSON, 1938 , P. 448

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit MAIN ORE BODIES OCCUR ALONG SERIES OF N - S FRACTURES. SERIES OF N-S, STEEPLY DIPPING TO VERTICAL FAULTS MAY HAVE INFLUENCED POSITION OF ORE SHOOTS IN VEIN.
Deposit PART OF SHOSHONE GROUP

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Editor 14-MAR-1994 Mosier, D.L. U.S. Geological Survey CORRECTED LAT.-LONG., UTM ZONE, LOCAL STRUCTURE.
Reporter 01-JUL-1978 Fraticelli, L. A. (Albers, J.) U.S. Geological Survey