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Golden Gate prospect [2] (Golden Gate Consolidated), Enterprise, Jackson-Plymouth District, Mother Lode Belt, Amador Co., California, USA

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A Au occurrence/prospect located in sec. 14, T8N, R10E, MDM, 0.9 km (0.5 mile) N of Enterprise along Big Indian Creek near its confluence with the Cosumnes River, and highway 49, on private land. Operated by W.F. Detert estate and George Kretcher Jr. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

NOTE: Both USGS MRDS database files present T&R values placing this locality in section 14; however, the geographic coordinates presented in MRDS file #10187479 have an erroneous value for the longitude, placing this prospect in sec. 15.

Local rocks include Mesozoic volcanic rocks, unit 2 (Western Sierra Foothills and Western Klamath Mountains). No geologic description.

Workings include unspecified underground openings.

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References

Logan, Clarence August (1927), Amador County, California Mining Bureau. (Report 23): 23: 190.

Logan, Clarence August (1934), Mother Lode Gold Belt of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 108, 221 pp.: 119, Pl. 3.

Carlson, D.W. & W.B. Clark (1954), Mines and Minerals of Amador County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 50): 50(1): 246.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10095045 & 10187479.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060050134.

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