The Deer Creek is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California.
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.
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.216, -121.27700
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Deer Creek MRDS details
Primary: Deer Creek
Land ownership: Private
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Production): IDLE.
Comment (Workings): HYDRAULIC
Comment (Deposit): OLD HYDRAULIC MINES. DEER CREEK, 270 ACRES: ENTERPRISE, 104.65 ACRES; SMARTSVILLE CONS., 33.29 ACRES. V. 48, NO. 2, LISTS A LOCATION IN SE1/4 SE1/4 OF SEC. 28, IN ADDITION TO SEC. 27, BUT THIS MAY BE IN ERROR.
Comment (Location): Lat/long determined by PLS and GIS matching Plate 3, no. 40 location.
Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 48, NO. 2, APRIL 1952, P. 16
Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V 37, NO. 3, JULY 1941, PL. 3; V. 48, NO. 2, APRIL 1952, P. 163