The Sharber Creek Mine is a gold mine located in Trinity county, California at an elevation of 801 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: Sharber Creek Mine
Elevation: 801 Feet (244 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.9, -123.56690
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Sharber Creek Mine MRDS details
Primary: Sharber Creek Mine
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.
Owner Name: Van Huest, George
Home Office: P. O. Box 357, Salyer, Ca 95573
Info Year: 1981
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Placer
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): MINES & MINERAL PRODUCERS ACTIVE IN CA DURING 1980; CDOM&G
Reference (Deposit): SPEC. PUB. 58, 1981
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