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Woodfill Mine (Beaver Mine), Ono, Ono District, Klamath Mts, Shasta Co., California, USA

Latitude: 40°28'2"N
Longitude: 122°41'59"W
A former lode Au mine located in sec. 7, T30N, R7W, MDM, (coordinates estimated), 7.0 km (4.3 miles) W of Ono, along the North Fork Cottonwood Creek. Property consisted of 4 claims. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Mineralization is hosted in schist. The ore body strikes N and dips 80E at a thickness of 0.3 meters. The country rock contains quartz and calcite with auriferous stringers. The ore also occurs in vein material. Local rocks include Schist of various types and ages, unit 7 (Klamath Mountains).

Workings include underground openings comprised of a 76 foot long adit and a 146 foot long adit, 102 feet of drifts and a 15 foot winze.

Mineral List

Calcite
Gold
Pyrite
Quartz


4 entries listed. 4 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: 9-10.

Averill, Charles V. (1939), Mineral resources of Shasta County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division of Mines (Report 35): 35(2): 190.

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 #10034495 & 10237881.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060890390.

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