The Pacific Gold Dredging Co. is a gold mine located in Placer county, California at an elevation of 699 feet.
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Name: Pacific Gold Dredging Co.
Elevation: 699 Feet (213 Meters)
Lat, Long: 38.91944, -121.00750
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Pacific Gold Dredging Co. MRDS details
Primary: Pacific Gold Dredging Co.
District: Upper American River Area
Owner Name: Pacific Gold Dredging Co.
Years: 1917 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Stream Placer
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
Model Name: Placer Au-PGE
Form: STREAM SEDIMENT DEPOSITS
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C.A., 1927, PLACER COUNTY: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU, 23RD REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST, NO. 3, P. 284.
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C.A., 1919, PLATINUM AND ALLIED METALS IN CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU BILLETIN 85, P. 29-30.
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