Klamath River Mine, Klamath River, Weitchpec, Weitchpec District, Klamath Mts, Humboldt Co., California, USA
A former stream placer Au-PGE (Pt-Ir-Os) mine located 4.2 km (2.6 miles) ENE of Weitchepec.
Mineralization is a stream placer deposit (Deposit model: 119: Placer Au-PGE), hosted in gravel.
Related tectonic structures include the Klamath Mountains Accreted Terrane.
ReferencesLogan, Clarence August (1918), Platinum and allied metals in California: California Mining Bureau. Bulletin 85, 120 pp.: 65, 109.
Laizure, Clyde McK (1925), San Francisco field division: Humboldt County; California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 21): 21: 310.
Mertie, J.B. (1969) Economic geology of the platinum metals. USGS Professional Paper 630, 120 pp.: 94.
Page, N.J. (1980), personal communication to Murdoch & Webb
Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 41.
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var: Ferroan Platinum
3 entries listed. 1 valid mineral.
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