Gold Mines For Sale in California: Analysis of Governor Goldmine
The deposit consists of a quartz-vein complex that fills shear zones and fractures in plutonic rock of intermediate composition (quartz diorite to granodiorite). Sulfides (iron, copper) are present in small quantities. Textures of veins (massive, milky quartz) indicate deposition below shallow depths. Gold is present in native form. The untapped ore body contains gold content of higher than 5 ounces of gold per ton in many areas. The core drilling program of the mid-80's estimated over $4 Billion worth of gold (at today's gold price)
Historic Mine Info: trends N20W and dips 75NE. It averages about 4 feet wide, but reaches thicknesses of 18-25 feet. The zone is known to extend for at least 500 feet along strike and to at least 1,000 feet in depth.