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Copper King group, Town Mountain, East Shasta Copper - Zinc District, Klamath Mts, Shasta Co., California, USA

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A Cu-Au-Ag occurrence/group of claims located in sec. 8, T34N, R3W, MDM, 1.7 km (5,400 feet) SW of Town Mountain (coordinates of record), on National Forest land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location 1,000 meters.

Mineralization is hosted in granite and porphyry. The ores are copper carbonate, gold and silver. Porphyry forms the hanging wall, granite on the footwall. Local rocks include Paleozoic metavolcanic rocks, unit 1 (Eastern Klamath Mountains).

Workings include underground openings with a length of 10.97 meters and an overall depth of 6.1 meters.

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References

Aubury, Lewis E. (1902), Register of Mines and Minerals No. 10-12, California Mining Bureau: 9.

Eric, J.C. (1948), Copper in California: California Division of Mines Bulletin 144: 329.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10165181 & 10033815.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060890058.

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