California Mines

California mines
Distribution of mines in California. Yellow dots are mines with gold listed as a primary commodity. Black dots are mines without gold as a primary commodity, but may have gold listed as a secondary or tertiary commodity

A dynamic version of this map can be viewed on our Mining Towns page.

About the MRDS Mines Database:

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.

California Mines By County

Inyo County Mines (1,488 Mines)
Kern County Mines (1,210 Mines)
Nevada County Mines (2,194 Mines)
Placer County Mines (1,392 Mines)
Sierra County Mines (1,064 Mines)