The Nebraska is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 2,201 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: 2,201 Feet (671 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.84972, -122.57472
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Nebraska 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: SAMPLING WAS DONE AROUND 1935 TO DETERMINE IF DEPOSIT CONTAINED ENOUGH GOLD FOR PROFITABLE MINING. RESULTS WERE NOT CONCLUSIVE.
Comment (Workings): 65 FT. SHAFT, 300 FT. ADIT, 250 FT. DRIFT.
Comment (Geology): DIKE INTRUDES GRAPHITIC SCHIST
Comment (Deposit): COMPRISES LOTS 2 AND 3. 122 ACRES. PATENTED ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Location): UTM ACC. NE 1/4 SE 1/4
Comment (Production): ORE CRUSHED IN ARRASTRA. NO PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND
Comment (Development): ECON.COM: CRUSHING OF ORE COST $2/TON
Comment (Deposit): DIKE, 50 FT. THICK, WITH VEINLETS 1-2 IN. THICK. WHERE VEINS COME IN CONTACT WITH SCHIST WALLROCK, GOOD ORE POCKET LIKELY TO BE FOUND.
Reference (Deposit): COOPER, A.S., 1900, REGISTER OF MINES AND MINERALS, COUNTY OF SISKIYOU, CALIF: CALIF. STATE MINING BUREAU
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. 300, PL. 4
Reference (Deposit): CRAWFORD, J.J., 1896, THIRTEENTH REPORT OF THE STATE MINERALOGIST: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, VOL. 13, P. 417
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