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De Maria Mine, Sage Hill, Michigan Bluff District (Michigan Bluff deposit), Placer Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 1' 25'' North , 120° 46' 33'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.0236111111, -120.775833333
A lode Au occurrence/mine located in sec. 29 & in the SE¼ sec. 30, T14N, R11E, MDM, about 2.2 km SW of Sage Hill and about 8 km (4.8 miles) ENE of Foresthill, along Ladys Canyon, on French Meadow Road, on private land. This is the oldest mine and lowest mine on a five level deposit of crystallised gold. Also on this deposit is the Eagle's Nest Mine. Owned & operated by John Demaria, California (1990). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 100 meters.

Local rocks include Paleozoic marine rocks, undivided, unit 4 (Western Sierra Nevada).

Workings include unspecified underground openings.

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2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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Lindgren, Waldemar & Henry Ward Turner (1894), Description of the gold belt, California; description of the Placerville sheet: USGS Geol. Atlas, Placerville folio (Folio No. 3) 3 pp.; […(abstract): Jour. Geol.: 4: 248-250 (1896)].

Waring, Clarence A. (1917), Placer County: Report 15 of the State Mineralogist, California State Mining Bureau (Report 15): 15: 338.

Logan, Clarence August (1936), Gold Mines of Placer County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 32): 32(1): 44.

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) (1980), report (December, 1980)

California Division of Mines and Geology (1990), Mines and mineral producers active in California (1988-89), California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology, Special Publication 103.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10261540.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060610892.

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