The Hazel is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 3,199 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 3,199 Feet (975 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.88417, -122.58444
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Hazel MRDS details
District: Cotton Wood
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian
Comment (Production): PRODUCTION YEARS EST. FROM REF.
Comment (Geology): BASAL CONGLOMERATE OF CHICO FM. OUTCROPS 0.5 MI E. OF MINE. WEST OF WORKINGS IS OUTCROP OF GRAY & WHITE CHERT (LOGAN (1925) AND OTHERS), INDICATE HOST ROCK IS SLATE.
Comment (Location): UTM ACC E 1/2 NW 1/4 31
Comment (Deposit): 3 VEINS, UP TO 3 FT. THICK. FAULTED IN PLACES. ORESHOOT IS 150 FT. LONG.
Comment (Workings): DUMPS, SEVERAL RUINS, OLD MILL. SEVERAL THOUSAND FEET OF WORKING, INCL. 5 ADITS, LONGEST 1500 FT. DRIFTS, STOPES
Comment (Deposit): 80 ACRES PATENTED ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C.A., 1925, SACRAMENTO FIELD DIVISION: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 21, NO. 4, P. 442
Reference (Deposit): LAIZURE, C. MCK., 1935, MINING ACTIVITY IN THE SAN FRANCISCO DISTRICT: CALIFORNIA JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 31, NO. 1, P. 286
Reference (Production): LOGAN (1925)
Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY, 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, V. 2, P. 152
Reference (Deposit): BROWN, G.C., 1914, THE COUNTIES OF SHASTA, SISKIYOU AND TRINITY, CALIF.: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 14, PT. 4, P. 833-834
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