Wait Property

Producer in Amador county in California, United States with commodity Chromium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10109103
MRDS ID M004932
Record type Site
Current site name Wait Property
Related records 10235758

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -120.90408, 38.43657 (WGS84)
Relative position NW 1/4
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Amador

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 007N 010E 29 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Chromium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chromite Ore

Nearby scientific data

(1) -120.90408, 38.43657

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category Private

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Wait, A. L. And R. A.
    First year 1953

Comments on the production information

  • WORKED IN 1916 AND PRODUCED ABOUT 71 LONG TONS OF ORE CONTAINING ABOUT 38 PERCENT CHROMIC OXIDE AND 6 OR 7 PERCENT SILICA. CHROMITE FLOAT HAS BEEN FOUND AT INTERVALS SOUTHWARD FROM THE MINE FOR NEARLY A MILE

Comments on the workings information

  • A NUMBER OF OPEN CUTS, THE LARGEST BEING 20 FT. DEEP AND 60 FT. LONG

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M004932

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    DOM BULL. 134, PT. 3, CHAP. 2, P. 55

  • Deposit

    CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOL. V. 50, NO. 1, JAN. 1954, P. 235

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1972 Gere, W. U.S. Geological Survey