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Horseshoe Bar & Boston Bar placer, Volcanoville, Volcanoville District, El Dorado Co., California, USA

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A placer Au occurrence located in secs. 4 & 5, T13N, R11E, and in the SE¼ sec. 32, T14N, R11E, MDM, about 3.6 km NE of Volcanoville along the Middle Fork American River, on private land within a National Forest area. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters. This locality is apparent on the topo map as a large area of dredge tailings along the river.

Local rocks include Paleozoic marine rocks, undivided, unit 4 (Western Sierra Nevada).

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References

Logan, Clarence August (1938), Mineral resources of El Dorado County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 34): 34(3): 271, Pl. II.

Clark, Wm. B. & D.W. Carlson (1956), Mines and mineral resources of El Dorado County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 52): 52(4): 553.

Chandra, D. K. (1961) Geology and mineral deposits of the Colfax and Foresthill quadrangles, California. Special Report 67, California Division of Mines: Pls. 1 & 3 (13 ?).

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10187718.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060170872.

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