The San Carlos Gold Dredging Co. 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: 39.19778, -120.87250
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San Carlos Gold Dredging Co. MRDS details
Primary: San Carlos Gold Dredging Co.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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): COMPANY STARTED WORK APR. 6, 1940. GRAVEL AVERAGES ABOUT 12 FT. IN DEPTH AND IS LOOSE AND EASY TO DIG. THE DRAGLINE HANDLES ABOUT 2500 CU. YDS. IN THE USUAL 20- TO 22-HOUR RUN. TEN MEN WERE EMPLOYED IN 1940.
Comment (Workings): NO. 5 NORTHWEST DRAGLINE AND FLOATING WASH PLANT.
Reference (Deposit): CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOLOGY, V. 37, NO. 3, JULY 1941, PP. 435-6