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Big Bill Mine, Whitlock (Farmer's Hope; Whitlock Creek; Whitlock Gulch), Whitlock District, Bagby-Mariposa-Mount Bullion-Whitlock District, Mother Lode Belt, Mariposa Co., California, USA

Latitude: 37°32'60"N
Longitude: 120°1'29"W
A former lode Au mine located about 0.9 km (3,000 feet) SSW of Whitlock (5 miles NNW of Mariposa), on unpatented land. Property consisted of an unpatented claim. Operated by W. L. Clairborne and P. A. Garage. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Mineralization is a vein deposit. Local rocks include Mesozoic volcanic rocks, unit 2 (Western Sierra Foothills and Western Klamath Mountains).

No production figures found.

Mineral List

Gold
Quartz


2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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References

Laizure, Clyde McK (1928), Mariposa, Madera Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 24): 24: 139.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10031148 & 10187835.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060430485.

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