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California Mines and Mineral Resources (circa 1913-1914)

Excerpts from

Report XIV of the State Mineralogist
Mines and Mineral Resources of Portions of California
,
Chapters of State Mineralogist's Report - Biennial Period 1913-1914

San Francisco, California, July, 1915, California State Mining Bureau,
San Francisco, California, 1916.

Mineral Production for 1913 of California

"The mineral production of California for the calendar year 1913 is here given to show the diversity of importance of our wealth in this regard and its commercial distribution by counties.*

(* The information that follows is taken from the two tables presented on pages xxii and xxiii. Stone-related information will be taken from the first table only, and the rest of the table will not be presented here.)

The headings for the following information are: "Substance" and "1913."

Bituminous rock, $78,479
Feldspar, $7,850
Lime, $528,547
Limestone, $274,455
Marble, $113,282
Quartz rock, $7,756
Sandstone, $27,870
Soapstone, $6,150
Stone, miscellaneous, $6,168,020

"The following table shows the value of the mineral production of the various counties in the State for the year 1913:*

(* The format of this table has been changed, although all of the information is presented here.)

The headings for the following information are: "County" and "1913."

Alameda County, $844,217
Alpine County, $541
Amador County, $3,013,180
Butte, $2,533,940
Calaveras, $2,042,901
Colusa, $48,481
Contra Costa County, $1,962,640
Del Norte County, $2,514
El Dorado County, $67,723
Fresno County, $8,438,810
Glenn County, $27,776
Humboldt County, $471,052
Imperial County, $95,054
Inyo County, $1,942,309
Kern County, $28,406,193
Kings County, $1,335
Lake County, $125,829
Lassen, $2,382
Los Angeles County, $5,833,298
Madera County, $371,867
Marin County, $278,453
Mariposa County, $246,079
Mendocino County, $9,450
Merced County, $35,329
Modoc County, $6,875
Mono, $184,428
Monterey County, $178,679
Napa County, $1,186,353
Nevada County, $2,950,367
Orange, $6,948,495
Placer County, $520,808
Plumas County, $143,698
Riverside County, $2,071,969
Sacramento County, $2,925,706
San Benito County, $514,995
San Bernardino County, $2,486,100
San Diego County, $315,694
San Francisco County, $110,551
San Joaquin County, $165,157
San Luis Obispo County, $63,675
San Mateo County, $215,371
Santa Barbara County, $3,636,288
Santa Clara County, $311,383
Santa Cruz, $1,816,805
Shasta County, $6,212,344
Sierra County, $1,010,976
Siskiyou County, $309,986
Solano County, $1,839,721
Sonoma County, $239,037
Stanislaus County, $272,249
Sutter County, ---
Tehama County, $2,442
Trinity County, $435,142
Tulare County, $119,760
Tuolumne County, $1,198,383
Ventura County, $924,972
Yolo County, ---
Yuba County, $2,507,139
Unapportioned County, $17,738
  Total: $98,644,639

(signed by) Fletcher Hamilton, State Mineralogist, December, 1914.

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