The Ward Tract is a mine located in Sonoma county, California.
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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: Ward Tract
Lat, Long: 38.61639, -122.95417
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Ward Tract MRDS details
Primary: Ward Tract
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Coast Ranges
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): NO OTHER INFORMATION AVAILABLE COMPRISED OF 591 ACRES.
Comment (Commodity): RICH FLOAT
Comment (Deposit): GOSSAN CROPPING FOR ONE MILE
Reference (Deposit): ERIC, J.H., 1948 ; COPPER IN CALIFORNIA BULL. 144 ; DIV. OF MINES, P. 347 .
Reference (Deposit): AUBURY, L.E., 1908 ; COPPER RESOURCES IN CALIFORNIA BULL. 50 : CALIF. MIN. BUR., P. 167
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