The Rothkoph is a mine located in Siskiyou county, California.
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Lat, Long: 41.59944, -122.79806
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Rothkoph MRDS details
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: 20 % CU
Comment (Workings): DEVELOPED BY SHAFTS AND TUNNELS. 15 CLAIMS.
Comment (Deposit): GOSSAN ON SURFACE
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: FORMATIONS ARE BASIC ERUPTIVE ROCKS; SERPENTINE OVERLAID BY SILICIOUS STRATA CONTAINING SOME SLATE. ORE BODY LIES PARTIALLY ALONG THIS CONTACT.
Reference (Deposit): AUBURY, L. E., 1908 , COPPER RESOURCES OF CALIFORNIA BULL. 50 , CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 125
Reference (Deposit): BROWN, G. C., 1914 , SISKIYOU COUNTY; 14TH REPT. STATE MINERALOGIST; CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 820
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