Kellog Mine

The Kellog Mine is a mine located in Calaveras county, California at an elevation of 2,300 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: Kellog Mine  

State:  California

County:  Calaveras

Elevation: 2,300 Feet (701 Meters)


Lat, Long: 38.0558, -120.65890

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Kellog Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Kellog Mine
Secondary: Vanella


Tertiary: Manganese


State: California
County: Calaveras

Land Status

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Type: Private Lease
Type: Unknown


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Owner Name: Russell, Wallace A.
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1974

Owner Name: W. M. Kellog
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1974


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1917
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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

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Reference (Deposit): CALIF BULL 152, P 45-46; B 125, P 107; REPT 21, P 163; B 76,

Reference (Deposit): USBM RI 5579, P 22; CALIF ECON MINERAL MAP NO 5, 1943; USGS

Reference (Deposit): COUNTY REPT NO 2, P 212 & PL D

Reference (Deposit): CAL COUNTY REPT NO 2 P 174 PL B

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