Mt. Shasta Vein Prospect

The Mt. Shasta Vein Prospect is a gold mine located in Trinity county, California at an elevation of 7,221 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: Mt. Shasta Vein Prospect  

State:  California

County:  Trinity

Elevation: 7,221 Feet (2,201 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 41.2033, -122.79690

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Mt. Shasta Vein Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Mt. Shasta Vein Prospect
Secondary: Mt. Shasta View
Secondary: Eagle Mine


Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


State: California
County: Trinity

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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Owner Name: Irene Stoddard Matson, Anderson, Ca
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1972


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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: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): SO.PAC.MIN.FOR INDUST.V.2,P.137; USGS BULL. 1371-B P.148,15

Reference (Deposit): 47,51; VNS. IN HORNOLENDE DIORITE DIKES;

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