Blue Cloud Mine

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10286928
MRDS ID M020690
MAS/MILS ID 0060711265
Record type Site
Current site name Blue Cloud Mine
Alternate or previous names Blue Widow No. 3 Claim, Golden Nat Nos. 1-4 Claims, Blue Cloud, Sandy Nos. 1 and 2 Claims
Related records 10102979

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -114.32299, 34.23784 (WGS84)
Elevation 383
Location accuracy 10(meters)
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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 002 N 025 E 26 N2 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Copper Primary
Gold Tertiary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chlorite Unknown
Chrysocolla Unknown
Hematite Unknown
Limonite Unknown
Malachite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -114.32299, 34.23784

Ore body information

  • Strike N30W
    Dip 40E
    Length 610M
    Field Value
    Type of Orebody #1 SHEAR ZONE
    Shape of Orebody #1 TABULAR
    Shape of Orebody #2 IRREGULAR
    Primary mode of Origin HYDROTHERMAL
    Secondary mode of Origin OXIDATION
    Primary Ore Control FRACTURING
    Secondary Ore Control FAULTING
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. SLIGHT
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 PROPYLITIC
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #2 SERICITIC
    Strike And Dip N30W
    Date of Last Modification 830316

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface-Underground
Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category Unknown

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Prewitt, Floyd
    Interest 25
    Home office P. O. Box 47, Eard, Ca
    Year 1982
  • Type Owner
    Owner W. Newberry
    Interest 25
    Home office California
    Year 1982
  • Type Owner
    Owner J. Sanders
    Interest 25
    Home office California
    Year 1982
  • Type Owner
    Owner D. Sneek
    Interest 25
    Home office California
    Year 1982

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0060711265
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M020690 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOL., V. 49, 1953, TABULATED LIST,

  • Deposit

    NO. 9, P. 4.

  • Deposit

    U.S. BUREAU OF MINES OPEN-FILE REPORT MLA 50-87, 1987, P. 50-58.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit THIS PROPERTY WAS EXAMINED IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE MINERAL APPRAISAL OF THE WHIPPLE MOUNTAINS WILDERNESS STUDY AREA (BLM) IN 1981. BACKUP INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND IN THE WFOC MINERAL PROPERTY FILES. NAMES IN ALTERNATE DATA SET ARE ACTIVELY HELD CLAIMS AS OF 1980.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 31-MAR-1991 Moyle, Phillip R. U.S. Bureau of Mines