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

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A former lode Au mine located in secs. 29 &32, T4S, R18E, MDM, 1.8 km (5,800 feet) SSE of Whitlock, on the divide between Whitlock Creek and Sherlock Creek (2 miles S of Whiskey Flat). Property consisted of an unpatented claim. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Mineralization is a vein deposit with 2 veins, hosted in porphyry. The ore body strikes N and dips 45E at a thickness of 0.41 meter. The veins have a porphyry hanging wall and a mariposite footwall. Local rocks include Mesozoic volcanic rocks, unit 2 (Western Sierra Foothills and Western Klamath Mountains).

Workings include underground openings with a total length of 254.51 meters and an overall depth of 86.87 meters and comprised of 1 incline plus 550 feet of drifts.

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3 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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References

Aubury, Lewis E. (1904), Register of Mines and Minerals, Mariposa County, California, California State Mining Bureau: 11.

USGS crib list (1981) (November 4, 1981).

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10034712 & 10211956.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060430768.

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