Oro Fina

The Oro Fina is a gold mine located in Placer county, California at an elevation of 1,099 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: Oro Fina  

State:  California

County:  Placer

Elevation: 1,099 Feet (335 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 38.9047, -121.11610

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Oro Fina MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Oro Fina
Secondary: Bullion
Secondary: Bullion No 1-2


Primary: Gold


State: California
County: Placer

Land Status

Land ownership: Unknown
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
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): CJMG V 32,NO 1,1936,P 29-30-31-43,46;17TH REPT P 445-6;14TH

Reference (Deposit): 2,P 249-283,PL 17;DOM BULL 144,PT 3,P 283;CJMG V 53 NOS 3-4,

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