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Aho Mine

The Aho Mine is a mine located in Sonoma county, California at an elevation of 1,230 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: Aho Mine  

State:  California

County:  Sonoma

Elevation: 1,230 Feet (375 Meters)

Commodity:

Lat, Long: 38.5356, -123.17970

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Aho Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Aho Mine
Secondary: Drum Mine


Commodity

Tertiary: Manganese
Tertiary: Silica
Tertiary: Calcium
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: California
County: Sonoma


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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.


Holdings

Type: Fee Ownership


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Wells Fargo Bank,
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: 555 California St.,San Francisco, Ca.
Info Year: 1975


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1924
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: M


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Calcite
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Rhodochrosite
Unknown: Rhodonite
Unknown: Chert


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): C.D.M.G. BULL. 152, PP. 280-2, PLATE 16,1950


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