The Raymond is a gold mine located in Alpine 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.
Lat, Long: 38.585, -119.80583
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Raymond MRDS details
Secondary: Meadows Creek
District: Silver Mountain
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
Comment (Production): ALTHOUGH THE MINE WAS IDLE AT THE TIME OF VISITS, 1966 & 1969, AT APPARENTLY IS INTERMTTENTLY WORKED.
Comment (Workings): OPEN ADIT, SEVERAL OPEN CUTS ON HILL.
Comment (Geology): VEIN CONSISTS OF WHITE TO GRAY QUARTZ AND CEMENTED SILICIOUS BRECCIA, MANY, CRSTAL-LINED OPEN CAVITIES. COUNTRY ROCK IS GRANODIORITE BUT DARK GREEN DIORITE AND GNEISSIC ROCK OCCUR IN AREA.
Comment (Deposit): VEIN, IRREGULAR, AVE 5 FT THICK
Comment (Location): UTM ACC. W 1/2 SEC 32 .
Reference (Production): CLARK, 1977
Reference (Deposit): CLARK, W. B., 1977 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF ALPINE COUNTY, CALIF.: CDMG COUNTY REPT. NO. 8 , P 30
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