The North Fork Deposit is a mine located in Trinity county, California at an elevation of 3,025 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: North Fork Deposit
Elevation: 3,025 Feet (922 Meters)
Lat, Long: 40.1811, -123.21560
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North Fork Deposit MRDS details
Primary: North Fork Deposit
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: U.S. Forest Service
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1975
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1941
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: California Coast Ranges
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): 8-21-75-DEPOSIT LOCATED ALONG OLDROAD TO BONANZA MINE
Reference (Deposit): TRASK-GEO.DESCRIPT.MN.DEPS OF CAL-CAL.DIV.MINES BUL.152-APRI
Reference (Deposit): JENKINS-MN IN CALIF-CAL.DIV.OF MINES BUL.125-DEC.1943
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