Inskip District

  
Posted July 16, 2009 in Gold Mining
Publication Info: Gold Districts of California Bulletin 193 California Division of Mines and Geology 1976 Table of Contents

Location
Inskip is in northeastern Butte County about seven miles north of Sterling City. The Kimshew district lies to the east and the Magalia district to the south. The area was active before and during the early 1900s.

Geology
There are a number of narrow gold-quartz veins in slate, amphibolite and greenstone. The are bodies usually are small but contain abundant sulfides.

Mines
Bluebird, Cain, Excelsior, Fitzpatrick, Inskip, Lost Treasure, Midas, Rawhide, Walker, Wild Yankee.

Bibliography
Waring, C.A., 1919, Butte County, gold-quartz mines: California Min. Bur. Rept. 15, pp. 211-224.


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