The Underland is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 4,400 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: 4,400 Feet (1,341 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.19889, -122.20139
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Underland MRDS details
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: QUARTZ VEIN ASSAYED $7/TON IN GOLD OR 0.34 OZ./TON CONC. ASSAY $90/TON IN GOLD.
Comment (Deposit): GOUGE IN SEAM, 1.5-4 FT. THICK. A 3 FT. THICK QUARTZ VEIN
Comment (Workings): SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET OF ADITS AT DIFFERENT LEVELS. MINE CONNECTED TO MILL DOWNHILL BY IRON SLIDE.
Comment (Geology): BEDDING IN SLATE IS FLAT
Comment (Deposit): 6 CLAIMS. 120 ACRES ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Location): UTM EST. S 1/2 N 1/2
Reference (Deposit): SOUTHERN PACIFIC COMPANY, 1964, MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, V 2, P. 136
Reference (Deposit): AVERILL, C.V., 1935, MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF SISKIYOU COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 31, NO. 3, P. 311, 328 PL. 4
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