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Blackstone Mine, Monarch Mountain, West Shasta Copper - Zinc District, Klamath Mts, Shasta Co., California, USA

Latitude: 40°35'20"N
Longitude: 122°32'8"W
A former lode Au mine located in sec. 34, T32N, R6W, MDM, 3.1 km (1.9 miles) E of Monarch Mountain (coordinates of record), along Clear Creek, on National Park Service land (Whiskeytown-Shasta-Trinity National Recreation Area). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Mineralization is hosted in quartz diorite. Ore is auriferous pyrite in quartz and dolomite. Local rocks include Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 4 (Klamath Mountains and Northern Sierra Nevada).

No description of workings located.

Mineral List

Dolomite
Gold
Hematite
var: Specularite

Pyrite
Quartz


5 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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References

Ferguson, Henry G. (1914a), Gold lodes of the Weaverville quadrangle, California: USGS Bulletin 540: 49.

Lydon, Philip Andrew and O’Brien, J.C. (1974) Mines and mineral resources of Shasta County, California. California Division of Mines and Geology County Report 6, 154 pp.

USGS crib list, November 4, 1981.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10237485 & 10034380.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060890579.

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