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Van Giesen occurrence, Hotaling, Placer Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 59' 27'' North , 121° 4' 0'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.9908333333, -121.066666667
A Cu-Au occurrence located in sec. 10, T13N, R8E, MDM, 0.7 km (0.4 mile) ENE of Hotaling (site). The property comprises 42 acres. Owned by C. E. Van Giesen (1935). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.

Local rocks include Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 3 (Sierra Nevada, Death Valley area, Northern Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges).

No Cu produced.

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Lindgren, Waldemar (1894b), Description of the gold belt; description of the Sacramento sheet. USGS Geologic Atlas, Sacramento folio (Folio No. 5), 3 pp.

Logan, Clarence August (1936), Gold Mines of Placer County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 32): 32(1): 48.

Eric, J.C. (1948), Tabulation of Copper Deposits in California in: Copper in California: California Division of Mines Bulletin 144: 284.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10032066, 10034119 & 10261644.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060610185.

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