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Frederick Gold Mine (Clifton Gold Mine), Frederick Co., Maryland, USA

Latitude: 39°25'0"N
Longitude: 77°29'30"W
A prospect worked in the 1930's and 1940's. The gold was disseminated in sulfides found with quartz in a "steatite schist".

Mineral List

Galena
Pyrite
Quartz
Talc


4 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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References

Baltimore Sun newspaper, August 4, 1935.

Ostrander, C. W. & W. E. Price (1940) Minerals of Maryland: Natural History Society of Maryland , 92 p.

Pearre, Nancy (1961) Mineral deposits of Maryland excluding fuel, sand and gravel: U.S. Geological Survey Mineral Investigations Resources Map MR-12.

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