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American Manganese Claims 1

The American Manganese Claims 1 is a mine located in Trinity county, California at an elevation of 2,001 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: American Manganese Claims 1  

State:  California

County:  Trinity

Elevation: 2,001 Feet (610 Meters)


Lat, Long: 40.6233, -123.35940

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American Manganese Claims 1 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: American Manganese Claims 1


Tertiary: Manganese


State: California
County: Trinity

Land Status

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Type: Located Claim


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Owner Name: Gail G Read (Claim # 2)
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1974

Owner Name: George I Maker(Claim #1)
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1974


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1941
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains

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Reference (Deposit): CALIF BULL 125 P 194 USBM RPRT 5579 P 14

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