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Amador Star Mine (Hamberger Mine; Rhetta Mine; West American Consolidated Gold Mines), Enterprise, Jackson-Plymouth District, Amador Co., California, USA

Latitude: 38°31'45"N
Longitude: 120°50'48"W
A former Au-Ag mine located about 3 miles N of Plymouth.

Mineralization is hosted in greenstone and slate.

Local structures include a fault exposed in workings shows minor offset in the quartz vein.

Production data are found in: Carlson, D.W. and Clark, W.B. (1954).

References

Logan, Clarence August (1934), Mother Lode Gold Belt of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 108, 221 pp.: 61-62.

Carlson, D.W. & W.B. Clark (1954), Mines and Minerals of Amador County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 50: 167-168.

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 12 (map 2-3).

Mineral List

Gold
Pyrite
Silver


3 entries listed. 3 valid minerals.

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