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Cherry Hill Mine, Deadwood, Deadwood District, Klamath Mts, Siskiyou Co., California, USA

Latitude: 41°43'13"N
Longitude: 122°45'18"W
A former lode Au-Pb mine located 4.1 km (2.5 miles) E of Deadwood.

Mineralization is a Au-Pb deposit (Deposit model: 273: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein), hosted in greenstone, granodiorite, and schist.

Local structures include faults striking N65W and dipping 60NE.

Related tectonic structures include the Klamath Mountains Accreted Terranes - Western Paleozoic And Triassic Belt.

References

Logan, Clarence August (1925), Sacramento field division: California Mining Bureau. (Report 21): 21(4): 436.

Averill, Charles V. (1931), Preliminary report on economic geology of the Shasta quadrangle: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 27): 27: 31.

Averill, Charles V. (1935), Mines and mineral resources of Siskiyou County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 31): 31(3): 276, Pl. 4.

O’Brien, J.C. (1947), Mines and mineral resources of Siskiyou County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 43): 43(4): 431, Pl. 42.

McCulloch, W.C., Oesterling, W.A., Spurck, W.H., & Tischler, M.S. (1964), Minerals for Industry, Northern California, Southern Pacific Company: Vol. II: 148-149.

Clark, Wm. B. (1970a) Gold districts of California: California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 193: 135.

Hotz, Preston Enslow (1971), Geology of Lode Gold Districts in the Klamath Mountains, California and Oregon: USGS Bulletin 1290: 55-56.

Wagner, D.L., and Saucedo, G.J. (1987), Geologic Map of the Weed Quadrangle, California, 1:250,000: California Division of Mines and Geology Regional Geologic Map Series No. 4, SCALE 1:250,000.

Mineral List

Calcite
Galena
Gold
Pyrite
Quartz


5 entries listed. 5 valid minerals.

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