The Excelsior Quartz is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 3,199 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: 3,199 Feet (975 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.40861, -120.97722
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Excelsior Quartz MRDS details
Primary: Excelsior Quartz
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Sierra Nevada
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): VEIN
Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 17.14 AC, SEC DELHI. NOT SAME CLAIM AS ONE IN T 18 N R 13 E SEC. 27 ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Comment (Location): UTM ACC, CENTER ON W BOUNDARY 21
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3