The Baines Placer Mine is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 3,599 feet.
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Name: Baines Placer Mine
Elevation: 3,599 Feet (1,097 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.25694, -123.16944
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Baines Placer Mine MRDS details
Primary: Baines Placer Mine
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): LAT-LONG CALCULATED FROM TOWNSHIP, RANGE, SECTION; INFO FROM LAND.ST :UNDETERMINED; PREVIOUS QUAD DESIGNATION = CRESCENT CITY 1:250000
Reference (Deposit): CA 14TH REPT P 858
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