Newsboy

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10076638
MRDS ID W023773
Record type Site
Current site name Newsboy
Related records 10304655

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.78591, 36.53107 (WGS84)
Elevation 2682
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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

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Lead Primary
Silver Primary
Gold Secondary
Copper Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bindheimite Ore
Galena Ore
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

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

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.78591, 36.53107

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Production years 1913

Comments on the production information

  • ORE SHIPPED IN 1913 SHOWED SMELTER RECOVERY OF 17.1 % PB, 3.12 % CU, 74.5 OZ AG, AND 0.5 OZ AU PER TON.

Comments on the workings information

  • WORKED BY ADIT

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W023773

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    GOODWIN, J. G., 1957 , LEAD AND ZINC IN CALIFORNIA; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 53 , NO. 3 & 4 ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 495

  • Deposit

    NORMAN, L. A. AND STEWART, R. M., 1951 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF INYO COUNTY; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY VOL. 47 , NO. 1 ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 181 .

  • Production

    GOODWIN, J. G., 1957 , P. 495 (SEE REF.)

Reporter information

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