The Gardner's Point Mine is a gold mine located in Sierra county, California at an elevation of 4,820 feet.
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Name: Gardner's Point Mine
Elevation: 4,820 Feet (1,469 Meters)
Lat, Long: 39.6808, -120.93220
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Gardner's Point Mine MRDS details
Primary: Gardner's Point Mine
Secondary: Unidentified Working
Land ownership: National Forest
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.
Owner Name: Brush Creek Mining And Development Co.
Description: Gold Production 335 Troy Ounces Gold
Description: Silver Production 27 Troy Ounces Silver
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Placer
Mining Method: Open Pit
Milling Method: Jig
Year First Production: 1986
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Placer Au
Reference (Deposit): CALIF. DIV. MINES AND GEOLOGY SPECIAL PUBL. 103, 1990.
Reference (Deposit): ALSO LOCATED IN W 1/2 SEC. 13.
Reference (Deposit): RANDOL MINING DIRECTORY 1996/97.
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