The American Bar Quartz is a gold mine located in Placer county, California at an elevation of 1,201 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: 1,201 Feet (366 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 39.0089, -120.74720
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American Bar Quartz MRDS details
Primary: American Bar Quartz
Land ownership: Private
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: Underground
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
Comment (Location): TAKE FRENCH MEADOWS ROAD AT FORESTHILL ABOUT 7 MILES TO LOOKOUT POINT TAKE HARD RIGHT FOLLOW DIRT ROAD.
Reference (Deposit): 204 15TH REPT ST MIN P 332
Reference (Deposit): MSHA RPT DATED SEPT 1980.
Reference (Deposit): DOM SR 67 P 46 PLS 1 3 GEOL MAP OF CA CHICO USGS FOLIO 66 P
Reference (Deposit): V 32 NO 1 1936 P 11 12 42 V 31 NO 1 1935 P 17 12TH REPT ST M