Unidentified Location

The Unidentified Location is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 3,199 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: Unidentified Location  

State:  California

County:  Siskiyou

Elevation: 3,199 Feet (975 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 41.9772, -123.49530

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Satelite image of the Unidentified Location

Unidentified Location MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Unidentified Location


Primary: Gold


State: California
County: Siskiyou

Land Status

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.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Placer
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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): LOAD IN SEC 2, PLACER IN SEC 3

Reference (Deposit): ALSO IN W 1/2 SEC 3, NW 1/4 SEC 2

Reference (Deposit): CITIZENS COM FOR ECO DEV, 1961, P 236

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