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Mugwump Mine (Young America Mine; Diamond Peak Mine), Forest, Forest District (Alleghany; Chips Flats; Minnesota), Sierra Co., California, USA

Latitude: 39°28'21"N
Longitude: 120°51'37"W
A former Au mine located about ½ mile SW of Forest and about 1½ miles NNW of Alleghany.

Mineralization is hosted in greenstone and slate.

Workings include an adit.

Production data are found in: MacBoyle (1920).


Ferguson, Henry G. & R.W. Gannett (1932), Gold quartz veins of the Alleghany district, California: USGS PP 172.

MacBoyle, Errol (1920b), Mines and mineral resources of Sierra County: Calif. In. Bureau Report 16, 144 pp. (published as separate chapter): 133-134.

Clark, Wm. B. (1970a) Gold districts of California: California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 193:

Pemberton, H. Earl (1983), Minerals of California; Van Nostrand Reinholt Press: 33.

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1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.

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