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Boyd placer, Pony Buttes, New River District, Salmon Mts, Klamath Mts, Trinity Co., California, USA

Latitude: 41°3'33"N
Longitude: 123°16'53"W
A former placer Au mine located in sec. 21, T8N, R8E, HM, 1.9 km (6,200 feet) W of Pony Buttes (coordinates of record) and 2.7 km (8,900 feet) S from Marysville, along Emigrant Creek, on Bureau of Land Management land (Trinity Alps Wilderness). First produced in 1904. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Local rocks include undivided pre-Cenozoic metavolcanic rocks, unit 2 (undivided).


Production statistics: Year 1907: period 1904-1907: 200 ounces Au produced.

Mineral List

Gold


1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.

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References

Averill, Charles V. (1941), Mineral resources of Trinity County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 37): 37(1): 75.

O’Brien, J.C. (1965) Mines and mineral resources of Trinity County, California. Caifornia Division of Mines and Geology County Report 4: 125 pp.: 84.

Hotz, Preston Enslow, Thurber, H.K., Marks, L.Y., and Evans, R.K. (1972), Mineral resources of the Salmon-Trinity Alps Primitive Area, California: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1371-B, 267 p.: 80-81.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10238297.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0061050336.

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