Gold Hill Mine

The Gold Hill Mine is a mine located in Placer county, California at an elevation of 2,500 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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.

Mine Info

Name: Gold Hill Mine  

State:  California

County:  Placer

Elevation: 2,500 Feet (762 Meters)


Lat, Long: 39.0444, -120.87390

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Gold Hill Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Gold Hill Mine
Secondary: Crown Point


Tertiary: Manganese


State: California
County: Placer

Land Status

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Type: Located Claim


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Owner Name: Sue H Eaves
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1974

Owner Name: Stone, H. R.
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1974


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1917
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): DOM BULL 152,P 169-170;BULL 125,P 149;BULL 76,P 52;USGS FOLI

Reference (Deposit): DOM SR-67,PL 1;SO PAC CO,MIN FOR IND,N CA,V 2,P 59-60

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