Smith and McCollum's Capco Lease

Past Producer in Placer county in California, United States with commodity Chromium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10098565
MRDS ID M100372
Record type Site
Current site name Smith and McCollum's Capco Lease

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -120.77547, 39.10045 (WGS84)
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
Relative position Assumed Spot Center E2, 31
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Placer

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 015N 011E 31 E2 California


Commodity Importance
Chromium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chromite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -120.77547, 39.10045

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Mining district

District name Forest Hill Divide Area

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Capital Co. (Mineral Rights)
    First year 1949

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M100372

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    RYNEARSON, G.A., 1953, CDMG BULL 134, PT. 3, CHAPT. 5, P. 202, 312

  • Production

    CDMG BULL 134, PT. 3, CHAPT. 5, P. 202

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JAN-83 Oster, Karel L. (Albers, John P.) U.S. Geological Survey