The Unidentified Placer is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 1,601 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.
Name: Unidentified Placer
Elevation: 1,601 Feet (488 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.832, -122.97500
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Unidentified Placer MRDS details
Primary: Unidentified Placer
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Placer
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): INFO FROM LAND.ST :UNDETERMINED Used PLS and GIS to determine lat/long.
Reference (Deposit): California Journal of Mines and Geology 13TH REPT, P. 394.
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