The Hicks is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 3,199 feet.
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Elevation: 3,199 Feet (975 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.95389, -122.63500
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Hicks MRDS details
Secondary: China Gulch
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
Analytical Data: 150 TONS OF TAILINGS ASSAYED AT $5-$15/TON IN GOLD
Comment (Location): UTM EST. E 1/2
Comment (Workings): ADIT, 150 FT. LONG ARRASTRA
Comment (Production): SAID TO HAVE PRODUCED $30,000. NO SPECIFIC PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND
Comment (Deposit): VEINS ONE ORE SHOOT SAID TO BE 600 FT. LONG, BUT ONLY 3 IN. THICK NEAR SURFACE. ORE OCCURS BENEATH FEW FEET OF OVER BURDEN.
Comment (Deposit): 40 ACRES ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): BROWN, G.C., 1914, THE COUNTIES OF SHASTA, SISKIYOU AND TRINITY, CALIF.: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 14, PT. 4, P. 834
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C.A., 1925, SACRAMENTO FIELD DIVISION: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 21, NO. 4, P. 443
Reference (Production): LOGAN (1925)
Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY, 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, V. 2, P. 153
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