Allured

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10102976
MRDS ID M020673
Record type Site
Current site name Allured
Alternate or previous names Erisman
Related records 10116301

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -115.47695, 35.37223 (WGS84)
Elevation 1280
Relative position 8 1/2 AIRLINE MILES NE 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 27,22 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Silver Secondary
Gold Secondary

Comments on the commodity information

  • COPPER IS IN BOTH CARBONATE AND SULFIDE FORM

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Quartz Gangue

Analytical data

Result 8 - 20 % CU

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Monzonite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Permian
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Sedimentary Rock > Carbonate > Limestone

Nearby scientific data

(1) -115.47695, 35.37223

Ore body information

  • Strike N
    Dip 70 E

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: HILLSIDE CLAIM IN AN OXIDIZED, PULVERIZED FAULT ZONE WITH QUARTZITE AND LIMESTONE ON EAST, SHEARED GRANITIC GNEISS ON WEST. OXIDE WORKINGS IN COPPER - STAINED GOUGE ZONE BETWEEN GRANITIC ROCK ON EAST AND LIMESTONE ON WEST. CUPRITE CLAIM, IRON - SILICA BEARING ZONE FORMING BOLD OUTCROP ON GRANITE - LIMESTONE CONTACT.

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 Mescal

Comments on the production information

  • 1925 - 1940 SEVERAL HUNDRED TONS OF SILVER - GOLD - COPPER ORE WERE OBTAINED 1947 AND 1949 SMALL ADDITIONAL TONNAGE WAS SHIPPED.

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Overall depth 41.15M

Comments on the workings information

  • 3 GROUPS OF WORKINGS; NE WORKINGS ON HILLSIDE CLAIM; 20 FT. TUNNEL AND A 25 FT. WINZE, WINZE OPENS INTO AN E-W STOPE 40 X 15 X 20 FT. 1/2 MILE WEST, OXIDE WORKINGS; MAIN SHAFT 135 FT., INCLINED 55 W. SEVERAL 40 - 50 FT. DRIFTS TOTALING 200 FT., 30 FT. VERTICAL SHAFT. CUPRITE CLAIM 1/2 MILE SE OF OXIDE WORKINGS, SEVERAL SHALLOW SHAFTS AND A SHORT TUNNEL.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M020673

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    TUCKER, W. B. AND SAMPSON, R. J., 1943 , MINERAL RESOURCES SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 39 , VOL. 49 , NOS. 1 & 2 ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 61

  • Deposit

    WRIGHT, L. A., ETAL, 1953 , MINES AND MINERAL DEPOSITS OF SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CALIF; CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOLOGY NO. 4 , DIV. OF MINES, P. 430 .

  • Production

    WRIGHT, L. A., ETAL, 1953 , P. 61 (SEE REF.)

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit COPPER BEARING VEINS NEAR LIMESTONE QUARTZ - MONZONITE CONTACT.

Reporter information

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