The Washington Cons is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 4,160 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: 4,160 Feet (1,268 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.34611, -120.75556
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Washington Cons MRDS details
Primary: Washington Cons
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 (Location): UTM EST. SE 1/4 8 , SW 1/4 9 , NE 1/4 17 , NW 1/4 16
Comment (Deposit): VEINS, AVG. 4 FT THICK
Comment (Workings): SHAFT, DRIFTING, STOPES
Comment (Deposit): 480 ACRES. LOCATION UNCERTAIN. PROBABLY A GROUPING OF SEVERAL SCATTERED CLAIMS. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT
Reference (Deposit): FOOTE, A. B., 1941 , THE PRICE OF GOLD: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 37 , NO. 3 , P. 467 , PL. 3 .
Reference (Deposit): MACBOYLE, E., 1918 , MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF NEVADA COUNTY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 16 , P. 256 - 257 .