The Marion is a gold mine located in Alpine 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.
Lat, Long: 38.68361, -119.71194
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Marion MRDS details
District: Monitor - Mogul
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
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Geology): ALTERED VOLCANIC ROCK. MINE PARALLEL TO ADVANCE MINE.
Comment (Production): A LARGE QUANTITY OF ORE WAS REMOVED FROM DUMPS IN 1880S. NO OTHER PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND.
Comment (Deposit): VEIN
Comment (Workings): 550 FT ADIT.
Comment (Location): UTM EST. SE OF ADVANCE MINE.
Reference (Deposit): CLARK, W. B., 1977 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF ALPINE COUNTY, CALIF.: CDMG COUNTY REPT. NO. 8 , P. 46 .
Reference (Deposit): IRELAN, W., JR., 1888 , ALPINE CO.: CALIF. STATE MINING BUR., 8TH ANNUAL REPT. STATE MINERALOGIST, P. 38 .
Reference (Production): IRELAN, 1888 .
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