The Butterfly Mine is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 3,999 feet.
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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.
Name: Butterfly Mine
Elevation: 3,999 Feet (1,219 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.4278, -122.96470
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Butterfly Mine MRDS details
Primary: Butterfly Mine
Owner Name: Middle Earth Mining
Company ID: 404435
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1980
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): MSHA LOCAT: CROSS BRIDGE AT MILE POST 17.5 ON SAWYERS BAR & ETNA RD.
Reference (Deposit): MSHA RPT DATED DEC 1980.
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