The Iron Sides is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 4,199 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: 4,199 Feet (1,280 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.725, -122.74028
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Iron Sides MRDS details
Primary: Iron Sides
Secondary: Little Wonder
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
Comment (Location): UTM EST. N 1/2 NW 1/4
Comment (Production): SMALL PRODUCER OF HIGH GRADE ORE PRODUCED. NO SPECIFIC PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND
Comment (Deposit): POCKET MINE, VEIN 1-2 FT. THICK
Comment (Workings): 3 SHORT ADITS AND OPEN CUTS
Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD, J.J., 1896, REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 13, P. 408
Reference (Deposit): BROWN, G.C., 1914, THE COUNTIES OF SHASTA, SISKIYOU AND TRINITY, CALIF: CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 14, PT. 4, P. 835
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