The Del Norte & Scotia is a gold mine located in Sierra 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: Del Norte & Scotia
Lat, Long: 39.465, -120.85917
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Del Norte & Scotia MRDS details
Primary: Del Norte & Scotia
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Commodity): PAY SHOOT 2 FT THICK, 100 FT WIDE
Comment (Production): NO OTHER PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND.
Comment (Deposit): VEINS, ORE SHOOT
Comment (Workings): 400 FT ADIT, OPEN CUTS
Comment (Geology): KIDNEY VEINS, FOOTWALL DIABASE, HANGING WALL SERPENTINE 1-3 FT THICK KIDNEYS W MAXIMUM LENGTH 100 FT.
Reference (Deposit): AVERILL, C. V., 1942 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF SIERRA CO.: CDM CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOL, VOL 38, NO 1, P 53 .
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1929 , SIERRA CO.: CDMM 25TH REPORT STATE MINERALOGIST, APRIL, P
Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1920 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES SIERRA CO.: CSMB 16TH REPORT STATE MINERALOGIST, DEC 1918 , P 82 .
Reference (Production): SIERRA, P. 82
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