The Gold Point is a gold mine located in Sierra county, California.
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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: Gold Point
Lat, Long: 39.57389, -120.74000
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Gold Point MRDS details
Primary: Gold Point
Secondary: Gray Eagle
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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
Analytical Data: CONCENTRATES OF ABOUT 2.7 PER BULK GIVE 7.12 PERCENT PB, 1.34 PERCENT ZN & .54 PERCENT CU PLUS AU: AG OF 4:3
Comment (Location): UTM ACC. SW 1/4 NE 1/4
Comment (Workings): ADIT 1125 FT., 700 FT. ON VEIN.
Comment (Commodity): ONLY 20 PERCENT OF AU IS FREE
Comment (Production): INTERMITTENTLY ACTIVE
Comment (Deposit): VEIN, ORE SHOOT
Reference (Deposit): MCCULLOCH, W. C., OESTERLING, W. A., SPURCK, W. H., & TISCHLER, M. S., 1964 , MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, N CALIF.: SO. PACIFIC COMPANY, VOL. 2 , P. 52 .
Reference (Deposit): AVERILL, C. V., 1942 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF SIERRA CO.: CDM CALIF. JOUR. MINES AND GEOL., VOL. 38 , NO. 1 , P. 27 , 28 , 56 .
Reference (Production): MCCULLOCH ETAL, 1964
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