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Meeks Mine, Quartz Hill, Buckeye, Quartz Hill District, Shasta Co., California, USA

Latitude: 40°37'52"N
Longitude: 122°24'51"W
A former lode Au mine located in the SE¼NE¼ sec. 15, T32N, R5W, MDM, 0.9 km (3,000 feet) S of Quartz Hill (coordinates of record). Property is comprised of 1 claim. MRDS database accuracy for this location is not stated.

Mineralization is a vein deposit hosted in andesite and rhyolite. The ore body dips 90 degrees. Ore vein is located at the contact of host rocks. Local rocks include Paleozoic metavolcanic rocks, unit 1 (Eastern Klamath Mountains).

Workings include underground openings comprised of a short shaft.

No production recorded.

Mineral List

Gold
Quartz


2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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References

Averill, Charles V. (1933), Gold deposits of the Redding-Weaverville quadrangles: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 29): 29: 36.

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 (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10103030.

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