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Oriental Mine, Alleghany, Forest District (Alleghany; Chips Flats; Minnesota), Sierra Co., California, USA

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A former Au mine located about ½ mile WSW of Alleghany.

Workings include an adit.

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11 entries listed. 11 valid minerals.

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References

Ferguson, Henry G. & R.W. Gannett (1932), Gold quartz veins of the Alleghany district, California: USGS PP 172: 45, 48.

Carlson, D.W. & W.B. Clark (1956), Lode gold mines of the Alleghany-Downieville area, Sierra County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 52: 237-291.

Clark, Wm. B. (1970a) Gold districts of California: California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 193.

Coveney, R.M. & W.C. Kelly (1971), Dawsonite as a daughter mineral in hydrothermal fluid inclusions: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology: 32: 334-342, 335.

Raymond M. Coveney (1981) Gold quartz veins and auriferous granite at the Oriental Mine, Alleghany District, California. Economic Geology and the Bulletin of the Society of Economic Geologists (December 1981), 76(8):2176-2199

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 33, 171, 198.

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