The Middle Yuba River is a gold mine located in Sierra county, California.
About the MRDS Data:
All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.
Name: Middle Yuba River
Lat, Long: 39.41778, -120.87889
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MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.
Middle Yuba River MRDS details
Primary: Middle Yuba River
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: OWNED BY SOUTHERN PACIFIC. MAY BE AURIFEROUS; ARE AMENABLE TO PLACER MINING.
Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, V. 2, P. 58
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