Red Hill

The Red Hill is a mine located in Sonoma county, California at an elevation of 2,359 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: Red Hill  

State:  California

County:  Sonoma

Elevation: 2,359 Feet (719 Meters)


Lat, Long: 38.7978, -122.85390

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Red Hill MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Red Hill
Secondary: Culver Bear
Secondary: Juniper Ridge
Secondary: Key
Secondary: Lock
Secondary: Lock and Key


Tertiary: Chromium
Tertiary: Iron


State: California
County: Sonoma

Land Status

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Type: Located Claim


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Owner Name: E. A. Truit
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1976


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1892
Discovery Year: 1892
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Coast Ranges

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Unknown: Serpentine
Unknown: Chromite


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Reference (Deposit): DOW, D.H. AND THAYER, T.P., 1946, CDM AND G BULL PT 2, CH 2,

Reference (Deposit): P 27-28.

Reference (Deposit): WAR MINERAL PROPERTY FILE #15.266.

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