The Williamson and Cole Claim is a chromium mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 4,321 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: 4,321 Feet (1,317 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Chromium
Lat, Long: 39.38889, -120.80889
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Williamson and Cole Claim MRDS details
Primary: Williamson and Cole Claim
District: Washington Area
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.
Owner Name: T. B., R. F., And J. M. Williamson And C. M. Cole
Years: 1918 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1918
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): APPARENTLY THE SOURCE OF THE FLOAT WAS NOT FOUND. ONE CLAIM WAS LOCATED.
Comment (Workings): SMALL PIT AND A FEW PROSPECT HOLES AND TRENCHES.
Reference (Deposit): D.O.M. BULL. 134, PT. III, CHAP. 5, P. 245