The American is a gold mine located in Nevada county, California at an elevation of 3,681 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: 3,681 Feet (1,122 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.3903, -120.78420
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American MRDS details
Land ownership: Unknown
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
Mining Method: 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
Reference (Deposit): SMR 37, NO. 3, 1941, PL. 3
Reference (Deposit): ALSO IN NW 1/4 NE 1/4 SEC 31