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Exchequer and Ixl Mines

The Exchequer and Ixl Mines is a gold mine located in Alpine county, California at an elevation of 7,779 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: Exchequer and Ixl Mines  

State:  California

County:  Alpine

Elevation: 7,779 Feet (2,371 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 38.6225, -119.78190

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Exchequer and Ixl Mines MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Exchequer and Ixl Mines


Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Antimony


State: California
County: Alpine

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: Occurrence
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): CALIF ST MNG BUR 18 REPT CHAP 8, P360-361 IXL-1400 N, 2500

Reference (Deposit): SE CORNER; A SECOND MINE SYMBOL 700 N, 1800 W FROM SE COR.

Reference (Deposit): PROSPECT 50 N, 1000 W FROM SE COR.

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