Sunny South

The Sunny South is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 6,959 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: Sunny South  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation: 6,959 Feet (2,121 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.38917, -120.50639

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Satelite image of the Sunny South

Sunny South MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sunny South


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: California
County: Nevada
District: Meadow Lake


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 indicate a claim status and does not necessarily indicate an area is open to prospecting.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): VEIN

Comment (Deposit): SEE GRAY EAGLE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT


References

Reference (Deposit): FOOTE, A. B., 1941 , THE PRICE OF GOLD: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , P. 465