Mindat Logo

Hayseed Mine, Whitlock (Farmer's Hope; Whitlock Creek; Whitlock Gulch), Whitlock District, Bagby-Mariposa-Mount Bullion-Whitlock District, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa Co., California, USA

Latitude: 37°32'37"N
Longitude: 120°0'30"W
A former lode Au mine located in secs. 29 &32, T4S, R18E, MDM, 1.8 km (5,800 feet) SSE of Whitlock, on the divide between Whitlock Creek and Sherlock Creek (2 miles S of Whiskey Flat). Property consisted of an unpatented claim. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Mineralization is a vein deposit with 2 veins, hosted in porphyry. The ore body strikes N and dips 45E at a thickness of 0.41 meter. The veins have a porphyry hanging wall and a mariposite footwall. Local rocks include Mesozoic volcanic rocks, unit 2 (Western Sierra Foothills and Western Klamath Mountains).

Workings include underground openings with a total length of 254.51 meters and an overall depth of 86.87 meters and comprised of 1 incline plus 550 feet of drifts.

Mineral List

var: Mariposite'


3 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

The above list contains all mineral locality references listed on mindat.org. This does not claim to be a complete list. If you know of more minerals from this site, please register so you can add to our database. This locality information is for reference purposes only. You should never attempt to visit any sites listed in mindat.org without first ensuring that you have the permission of the land and/or mineral rights holders for access and that you are aware of all safety precautions necessary.


Aubury, Lewis E. (1904), Register of Mines and Minerals, Mariposa County, California, California State Mining Bureau: 11.

USGS crib list (1981) (November 4, 1981).

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10034712 & 10211956.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060430768.

This page is currently not sponsored. To sponsor this page click here.

Mineral and/or Locality  
Search Google  
Copyright © Jolyon Ralph and Ida Chau 1993-2014. Site Map. Locality, mineral & photograph data are the copyright of the individuals who submitted them. Site hosted & developed by Jolyon Ralph. Mindat.org is an online information resource dedicated to providing free mineralogical information to all. Mindat relies on the contributions of thousands of members and supporters. Mindat does not offer minerals for sale. If you would like to add information to improve the quality of our database, then click here to register.
Current server date and time: December 22, 2014 05:40:51 Page generated: May 15, 2013 23:51:24
Mineral and Locality Search
and/or Locality:
Fade toolbar when not in focusFix toolbar to bottom of page
Hide Social Media Links
Slideshow frame delay seconds