The Blind Lode is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 3,501 feet.
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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: Blind Lode
Elevation: 3,501 Feet (1,067 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.58361, -122.93417
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Blind Lode MRDS details
Primary: Blind Lode
Secondary: Blind Lode and Connor
District: Oro Fino
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Workings): 4 ADITS, LONGEST 600 FT. ON BLIND LODE. 500 FT. ADIT ON CONNOR.
Comment (Deposit): 17 ACRES. PATENTED CLAIMS. LOCATED IN 1876. MAY BE PART OF THE UMPAH MINE HOLDINGS INDICATED ON TOPO MAP ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Production): YEARS EST. FROM REFERENCES. VALUES FOR BLIND LODE AND CONNOR RESPECTIVELY. ORE WAS FREE-MILLING. NO OTHER PRODUCTION RECORDS FOUND.
Comment (Deposit): VEIN, 6 IN. THICK 150 FT. ORE SHOOT
Comment (Commodity): SOME RICH ORE EXTRACTED
Comment (Location): UTM EST NW 1/4 18
Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD, J.J., 1894, REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 12, P. 278
Reference (Deposit): BROWN, G.C., 1914, THE COUNTIES OF SHASTA, SISKIYOU AND TRINITY, CALIF.: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 14, PT. 4, P. 827
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C.A., 1925, SACRAMENTO FIELD DIVISION: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 21, NO. 4, P. 432-433
Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY, 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, V. 2, P. 141
Reference (Production): LOGAN (1925) SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO. (1964)
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