El Oro No 3 Dredge

The El Oro No 3 Dredge is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 2,799 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: El Oro No 3 Dredge  

State:  California

County:  Siskiyou

Elevation: 2,799 Feet (853 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 41.71556, -122.66333

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El Oro No 3 Dredge MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: El Oro No 3 Dredge


Primary: Gold


State: California
County: Siskiyou

Land Status

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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Reference (Deposit): CA JOUR MN/GEOL V 31, NO 3, 1935, P 318

Reference (Deposit): ON GREENHORN CR

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