Liberty Hill Diggings

The Liberty Hill Diggings 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.

Mine Info

Name: Liberty Hill Diggings  

State:  California

County:  Nevada

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 39.23528, -120.81778

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Liberty Hill Diggings MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Liberty Hill Diggings


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: California
County: Nevada


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


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

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Production): IN 1923 HYDRAULIC OPERATIONS OVER A SHORT TIME MADE A SMALL CLEANUP

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: AURIFEROUS NEOCENE GRAVELS - CONTINUATION OF DUTCH FLAT CHANNEL. GRAVEL WAS ABOUT 60 FT. DEEP; 30 FT. OF REDDISH QUARTZ GRAVEL COVERING ABOUT THE SAME AMOUNT OF BLUE GRAVEL HYDRAULIC MINE.

Comment (Deposit): ABOUT 2,000,000 CU. YDS. OF GRAVEL HAD BEEN REMOVED HYDRAULICALLY IN 1880'S WITH ABOUT 16,000,000 CU. YDS REMAINING.


References

Reference (Deposit): USGS FOLIO 66, P. 9

Reference (Deposit): EC. GEOL. SHEET

Reference (Deposit): DOM 20TH REPORT OF STATE MINERALOGIST, P. 12; ADD. REF.: 17TH REPT. ST. MIN. P. 440