Lees Camp-Echo Canyon 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

These two small adjoining districts are in eastern Death Valley National Monument in the Funeral Mountains, near the Nevada-California border. Most of small mines and prospects here have been idle for many years. The deposits consist mainly of narrow gold-quartz veins in metamorphic rocks of Precambrian age.

Jennings, C. W., 1958, Death Valley sheet: California Div. Mines geologic map of California, Olaf P. Jenkins edition.

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