The Grouse Ridge is a iron 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: Iron
Lat, Long: 39.38944, -120.61389
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Grouse Ridge MRDS details
Primary: Grouse Ridge
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: 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 (Location): SECTION AND UTM ESTIMATED
Comment (Commodity): SAID TO CONTAIN SUFFICENT GOLD TO PAY FOR EXACTING THAT METAL FROM IT.
Reference (Deposit): BROWNE, J. ROSS., 1968: MINERAL RESOURCES OF THE STATES AND TERRITORIES WEST OF THE ROCKY MTS.; U.S. TREASURY DEPT., P. 224
Reference (Deposit): JENKINS, O.P., 1948: IRON RESOURCES OF CALIFORNIA; DIV. OF MINES, P. 291