The Hobson Group of Mines is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California at an elevation of 5,200 feet.
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Name: Hobson Group of Mines
Elevation: 5,200 Feet (1,585 Meters)
Lat, Long: 41.8611, -123.62470
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Hobson Group of Mines MRDS details
Primary: Hobson Group of Mines
Secondary: Hobson Claim
Secondary: Success Claim
Secondary: Copper Belle Claim
Land ownership: National Forest
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Owner Name: Dartes, Dorothy
Home Office: Box 12, Quines Cr Rd, Azalea, Or 97410
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Surface-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): PROPERTY EXTENDS INTO SEC 16 CONSISTS OF 3 CLAIMS: HOBSON, COPPER BELLE + SUCCESS.
Reference (Deposit): MIN INF SVCE V 15, NO 10, 1964, P 9
Reference (Deposit): WFOC MINERAL PROPERTY FILE #0060931170.
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