Hub and Security

Past Producer in Trinity county in California, United States with commodity Mercury

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10103805
MRDS ID M055580
Record type Site
Current site name Hub and Security
Alternate or previous names Hub
Related records 10263449

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -122.52139, 41.15207 (WGS84)
Elevation 1384
Location accuracy 2000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Trinity

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 038N 006W 14 California

Comments on the location information

  • LOCATION TO CENTER OF SECTION.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Mercury Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Cinnabar Ore

Analytical data

Result GRADE ESTIMATED AT <0.1% LB/TON

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 179
USGS model code 27c
Deposit model name Silica-carbonate Hg

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Schist

Nearby scientific data

(1) -122.52139, 41.15207

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description N 70 W Shear Zone

Ore body information

  • General form DISSEMINATED, FRACTURE COATINGS
    Strike N 70 W
    Dip VERTICAL
    Width 15.24M

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 Altoona District

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner John Hall
    First year 1965

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCED A FEW FLASKS IN 1960

Comments on the workings information

  • SHALLOW CUTS

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M055580

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    HOLMES, G.W., JR., 1965, MERCURY IN CALIFORNIA: INMERCURY POTENTIAL OF THE UNITED STATES: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR 8252, P. 199.

  • Deposit

    O'BRIEN, J.C., 1965, MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF TRINITY COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, COUNTY REPORT 4, P. 49, 121.

  • Deposit

    U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1959-1973, MINERALS YEARBOOKS: U.S. BUREAU OF MINES

  • Production

    USBM DATA

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit 50 FT WIDE SHEAR ZONE IS MINERALIZED

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-DEC-75 Gassaway, J. S. U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-JAN-91 Peterson, Jocelyn A. U.S. Geological Survey