The Meckel-Fields Mine is a gold mine located in Trinity county, California at an elevation of 5,906 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: Meckel-Fields Mine
Elevation: 5,906 Feet (1,800 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.8017, -122.99420
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Meckel-Fields Mine MRDS details
Primary: Meckel-Fields Mine
Secondary: General Lee
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): US BUREAU OF MINES OPEN FILE REPORT MLA 93-83, 22P.
Reference (Deposit): BALLY RARE II AREA (NO 5804), TRINITY COUNTY, CALIFORNIA:
Reference (Deposit): 4, 125 P.
Reference (Deposit): PETERS, T.J., 1983, MINERAL INVESTIGATION OF THE WEAVER
Reference (Deposit): COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: CALIF DIV OF MINES AND GEOL, COUNTY REPT
Reference (Deposit): STARE MINERAL., P. 19.
Reference (Deposit): O'BRIEN, J.C., 1965, MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF TRINITY
Reference (Deposit): ISION, TRINITY COUNTY: CALIF MINING BUREAU, 22ND REPT OF THE
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C.A., 1926, TRINITY COUNTY, IN SACRAMENTO FIELD DIV-
Reference (Deposit): COUNTY, CALIFORNIA: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY NF-1657-A.
Reference (Deposit): POTENTIAL MAP OF THE WEAVER BALLY ROADLESS AREA, TRINITY
Reference (Deposit): BLAKE, M.C., J.R., AND PETERS, T.J., 1984, MINERAL RESOURCE
Reference (Deposit): 409.
Reference (Deposit): NESS MINERAL POTENTIAL: US GEOL SURV PROF PAP 1300, P. 407-
Reference (Deposit): ROADLESS AREA, CALIFORNIA, IN MARSH, S.P., ET AL, EDS., WILD
Reference (Deposit): BLAKE, M.C., J.R., AND PETERS, T.J., 1984, WEAVER BALLY
Reference (Deposit): LIFORNIA JOURNAL MINES AND GEOLOGY V.37 NO.1 PG 48,53.
Reference (Deposit): AVERILL, C.V., 1941, MINERAL RESOURCES OF TRINITY COUNTY: CA
Reference (Deposit): LIFORNIA JOURNAL MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 29, P. 24-25.
Reference (Deposit): AVRILL, C.V., 1933, MINERAL RESOURCES OF TRINITY COUNTY: CA
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