The Yellow Diamond is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,402 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.
Elevation: 2,402 Feet (732 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.27389, -121.05889
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Yellow Diamond MRDS details
Primary: Yellow Diamond
District: Nevada City
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): VEIN, 2 - 4 FT THICK, 1 % SULFIDES
Comment (Workings): INCLINE, DRIFTS.
Comment (Geology): NEAR CONTACT
Comment (Deposit): 2 CLAIMS ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): FOOTE, A. B., 1941 , THE PRICE OF GOLD: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , P. 468