Green Ridge Claim

Past Producer in Butte county in California, United States with commodities Chromium, Iron

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10138692
MRDS ID M005384
MAS/MILS ID 0060070099
Record type Site
Current site name Green Ridge Claim
Alternate or previous names Dynamite Kid, Wells Mine
Related records 10028429

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -121.53436, 39.70628 (WGS84)
Elevation 526
Location accuracy 5000(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Butte

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 021 N 004 E 04 SENW California


Commodity Importance
Chromium Tertiary
Iron Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -121.53436, 39.70628

Ore body information

  • Strike N48W
    Dip 80N
    Thickness 65M
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 16M
    Length 180M
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 DISSEMINATED
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Type of Orebody #2 SHEAR ZONE
    Primary mode of Origin MAGMATIC DIFFER
    Primary Ore Control LITHOLOGY
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. INTENSE
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 CARBONITIZATION
    Strike And Dip N48W
    Minimum Depth to Top 0
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Min. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Date of Last Modification 820823

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Yankee Hill

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Loren Babcock-Located In 1949
    Interest 100
    Home office California
    Year 1976
  • Type Owner-Operator
    Owner Wells, John - Owned And Operated During W. W.1.
    Home office California
    Year 1976

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0060070099
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M005384 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit


Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 22-MAY-1986 Hayashi U.S. Bureau of Mines