North Fork Deposit

The North Fork Deposit is a mine located in Trinity county, California at an elevation of 3,025 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: North Fork Deposit  

State:  California

County:  Trinity

Elevation: 3,025 Feet (922 Meters)

Commodity:

Lat, Long: 40.1811, -123.21560

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North Fork Deposit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: North Fork Deposit
Secondary: Keating


Commodity

Tertiary: Manganese
Tertiary: Silica


Location

State: California
County: Trinity


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.


Holdings

Type: Other


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: U.S. Forest Service
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: California
Info Year: 1975


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1941
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


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: Chert
Unknown: Psilomelane
Unknown: Pyrolusite


Comments

Comment (Location): 8-21-75-DEPOSIT LOCATED ALONG OLDROAD TO BONANZA MINE


References

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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