The Zig Zag Quartz is a gold mine located in Butte county, California at an elevation of 4,400 feet.
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Elevation: 4,400 Feet (1,341 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.99417, -121.56167
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Zig Zag Quartz MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Zig Zag Quartz
District: Sterling City
Land StatusLand ownership: National Forest
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Middle Cascade Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: UTM EST. NE 1/4|
|Comment: PATENTED. NO OTHER INFORMATION AVAILABLE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: OBRIEN, J.C., 1949, MINES AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF BUTTE COUNTY, CALIF.: CALIF. JOURNAL OF MINES AND GEOLOGY, V. 45, NO. 3, P. 454