The California is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 2,201 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: 2,201 Feet (671 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.20056, -121.11639
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California MRDS details
Secondary: Pitsburg Ext. West Point
District: Rough & Ready
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
Description: Vein In Fissure
Comment (Deposit): VEIN, FEW INCHES TO 4 FT. THICK.
Comment (Workings): 2 SHAFTS, DRIFTS, STOPES
Comment (Deposit): PATENTED 33.18 ACRES ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1919 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P. 130 - 131 .
Reference (Deposit): LOGAN, C. A., 1941 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , PL. 3 .