New Trail

Past Producer in San Bernardino county in California, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10077221
MRDS ID W024712
Record type Site
Current site name New Trail
Alternate or previous names Anchor, Colorado
Related records 10262230

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -115.48473, 35.39168 (WGS84)
Elevation 1426
Relative position 6 AIRLINE MILES SE OF MOUNTAIN PASS
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California San Bernardino

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
San Bernardino 015N 014E 09 California

Comments on the location information

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

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Secondary
Silver Secondary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bornite Ore
Chalcopyrite Ore
Epidote Gangue
Garnet Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -115.48473, 35.39168

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Fault

Ore body information

  • General form TABULAR

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Fractures

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: LIMESTONE BEDS STRIKE N 30 W, DIP 20 - 40 SW, THEY CONTAIN IRREGULAR TONGUES OF QUARTZ MONZONITE AND IRREGULAR BODIES OF GARNET - EPIDOTE ROCK. LIMESTONE HAS BEEN FAULTED ALONG A NE - SW LINE, WITH A THROW OF SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Production years 1947 - 1950

Production statistics

  • Year 1950
    Period - 1950
    Material ORE
    Accuracy Accurate
    Description Cp_Grade: ^7 Oz Ag, 5.73 Oz Au, 6.2 % Cu
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Ore Silver Silver 198g/mt
    Ore Gold Gold 162g/mt
    Ore Copper Copper 6wt-pct

Comments on the production information

  • SHIPMENTS FROM PROPERTY HAVE AMOUNTED TO MORE THAN $100,000 ; AVG. .207 OZ AU, 8.0 OZ AG, 14.26 % CU ( TUCKER, W. B., 1943 , P. 435 ).

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Surface/Underground
    Overall depth 91.44M

Comments on the workings information

  • COLORADO WORKINGS: ALONG FAULT ZONE, TABULAR BODY WAS REMOVED, ZONE IS 5 - 30 FT. WIDE AND IS EXPLORED LATERALLY BY SURFACE WORKINGS FOR ABOUT 175 FT., ALSO MODERATELY EXTENSIVE UNDERGROUND WORKINGS. ANCHOR; EXPLORE VEIN STRIKES N 40 E, DIPS 70 - 85 NW, 5 - 30 FT. THICK, EXPOSED LATERALLY FOR NEARLY 200 YDS. WORKINGS CONSIST OF SHAFT 300 FT. DEEP WITH 3 LEVELS. 100 FT. LEVEL IS OPEN 120 FT. NE AND 500 FT. SW OF SHAFT. 200 FT. LEVEL, 30 FT. NE AND 570 FT. SW OF STAFT. 300 FT. LEVEL 550 FT. SW OF SHAFT.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W024712

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    TUCKER, W. B. AND SAMPSON, R. J., 1931 , LOS ANGELES FIELD DIV; 27TH REPT. STATE MINERALOGIST; CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 275 - 276

  • Deposit

    WRIGHT, L. A., ETAL, 1953 , MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS, SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 49 , NO. 1 & 2 ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 65 - 66 .

  • Deposit

    PRODUCED COPPER,GOLD,&SILVER ORE, VALUED AT $12,000.WAS MINED IN 19

  • Deposit

    47-50

  • Production

    WRIGHT, L. A., 1953 , P. 65 - 66 (SEE REF.)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ORE BODIES OCCUR MAINLY IN LIMESTONE BUT WITHIN SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET BY CONTACT WITH A LARGE QUARTZ MONZONITE BODY.
Deposit 1950 - 1951 , DEVELOPMENT WORK DONE, 25 DIAMOND DRILL HOLES, TOTALING 1500 FT. AND NEARLY 800 FT. OF DRIFTS, RAISES, WINZES AND CROSSCUTS.

Reporter information

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