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Natomas Mine (Natomas Company Mine), Rancho Cordova, Folsom District, Sacramento Co., California, USA

Latitude: 38°36'12"N
Longitude: 121°13'48"W
A former placer Au dredge mine located in sec. 27, T9N, R7E, MDM, 3.6 km (2.3 miles) ENE from Rancho Cordova center, on private land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Local rocks include Quaternary alluvium and marine deposits.

Workings included extensive surface dredging operations.

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2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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A.I.M.E. (1937), Metal Mining Mining Geology: 304.

Carlson, D.W. (1955), Sacramento County placer mines and gold dredging: California Journal of Mines and Geologym (Report 51): 51(2): 140-142, 168-169, Pl. 2.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10164685.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060670027.

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