Golden Crystal & Lucky Strike

The Golden Crystal & Lucky Strike is a gold mine located in Madera county, California at an elevation of 1,060 feet.

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.

Mine Info

Name: Golden Crystal & Lucky Strike  

State:  California

County:  Madera

Elevation: 1,060 Feet (323 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 37.15278, -119.83750

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Golden Crystal & Lucky Strike MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Golden Crystal & Lucky Strike


Primary: Gold


State: California
County: Madera

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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Trough

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comment (Deposit): VEIN

Comment (Location): UTM EST. W 1/2 W 1/2 NW 1/4


Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1950 , MINES & MINERAL RESOURCES OF MADERA COUNTY, CALIF.: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 46 , NO. 4 , P. 472 , PL. 73

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