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Swift Shore Mine, Sunny South, Damascus District (Sunny South District), Placer Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 39° 6' 6'' North , 120° 42' 54'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 39.1016666667, -120.715
 
A former placer Au occurrence/mine located in sec. 33, T15N, R11E, MDM, 0.6 km (0.4 mile) NNW of Sunny South, on private land within a National Forest area. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.

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

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References

Lindgren, Waldemar (1900), Description of the Colfax sheet, California: USGS Geological Atlas, Colfax folio (Folio No. 66), 10 pp.

Lindgren, Waldemar (1911), The Tertiary gravels of the Sierra Nevada of California: USGS Professional Paper 73, 226 pp.: 152, Pl. XXV.

Waring, Clarence A. (1917), Placer County: Report 15 of the State Mineralogist, California State Mining Bureau (Report 15): 15: 374.

Logan, Clarence August (1936), Gold Mines of Placer County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 32): 32(1): 95.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10110874 & 10261452.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060610690.

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