The Big Chief is a gold mine located in Trinity county, California at an elevation of 4,701 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: 4,701 Feet (1,433 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 41.10917, -123.28111
Active Mining Claims
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Big Chief MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Big Chief
Secondary: Gun Barrel?
District: New River
Land StatusLand ownership: National Forest
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1908
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Klamath Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: UTM EST. LAND UNSURVEYED FOR TOWNSHIP AND RANGE. PROJECTED|
|Comment: NO SPECIFIC PRODUCTION RECORD FOUND. ORE RAN FROM $15-$16/TON.|
|Comment: 100 FT. ADIT|
|Comment: 40 ACRES ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT|
|Comment: VEIN, 14 IN. THICK|
Reference Category: Production
Reference: BROWN (1913)
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: BROWN, G. CHESTER, 1913, THE COUNTIES OF SHASTA, SISKIYOU AND TRINITY: CALIFORNIA JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 14, PT. 4, P. 884