Hooker Creek

Occurrence in Santa Clara county in California, United States with commodities Copper, Gold, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10077491
MRDS ID W025171
Record type Site
Current site name Hooker Creek
Related records 10116468

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -121.9577, 37.16686 (WGS84)
Elevation 475
Relative position 7 MILES SOUTH OF LOS GATOS, ABOVE ALDERCROFT HEIGHTS
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Santa Clara

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 009S 001W 10 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Tertiary
Gold Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Malachite Ore

Analytical data

Result ORE FROM NO. 1 ADIT
Result 18.13 % CU, .82 OZ AU AND .60 OZ AG.

Nearby scientific data

(1) -121.9577, 37.16686

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category Private

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Length 256.03M

Comments on the workings information

  • FOUR ADITS, NO. 1 ABOUT 20 FT. NO. 2 ABOUT 235 FT., NO. 3 ABOUT 85 FT. AND NO. 4 ABOUT 500 FT. IN LENGTH. WORKED IN 1917 - 1918

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W025171

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ERIC, J.H., 1948 : COPPER IN CALIFORNIA BULL. 144 : DIV. OF MINES, P. 323

  • Deposit

    FRANKE, H.A., 1930 : SAN FRANCISCO FIELD DIV., 26 TH REPT. STATE MIN.; CALIF. DIV. OF MINES, P. 9

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit HIGHLY MINERALIZED ZONE IN NO. 2 ADIT, 85 FT.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-1979 Fraticelli, L. A. (Albers, J.) U.S. Geological Survey