The Salmon River District is a gold mine located in Siskiyou county, California.
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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: Salmon River District
Lat, Long: 41.3789, -123.17970
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Salmon River District MRDS details
Primary: Salmon River District
District: SALMON RIVER DISTRICT
Owner Name: MARYLAND MINING CO
Owner Name: NORCAL MINING CO.
Owner Name: GOLD BALL MINING CO.
Owner Name: KING SOLOMON'S MINE CO.
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: STREAM PLACER
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Placer Au-PGE
Description: DISPLACED EXTENSION OF THE SIERRA NEVADA RANGE, WITH TIGHT ISOCLINAL FOLDING AND INTRUSIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE NEVADAN OROGENY. CENOZOIC NORMAL AND HIGH ANGLE REVERSE FAULTS.
Reference (Deposit): KOSCHMANN, A.H., AND BERGENDAHL, M.H., 1968, PRINCIPAL GOLD-PRODUCING DISTRICTS OF THE UNITED STATES: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROFESSIONAL PAPER 610, 283 P.
Reference (Deposit): BRADLEY, WALTER W., 1935, SISKIYOU COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, THIRTY-FIRST STATE MINERALOGIST'S REPORT, P. 255-327.
Reference (Deposit): CLARK, W.B., 1970, GOLD DISTRICTS OF CALIFORNIA: CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULLETIN 93, 186 P.
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