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Daisy Mine, Lewiston, Weaverville District, Klamath Mts, Trinity Co., California, USA

Latitude: 40°44'50"N
Longitude: 122°47'50"W
A former Au-Pb-Zn mine located in the S½N½ sec. 5, T33N, R8W, MDM, 4.5 km (2.8 miles) N of Lewiston, along the W shore of Lewiston Lake, on National Forest land. MRDS database accuracy for this location is not stated.

Mineralization is hosted in granite and slate. The ore body strikes N35E and dips 90 to 60NW at a thickness of 0.61 meters. Local rocks include Carboniferous marine rocks, unit 4 (Eastern Klamath Mountains).

Workings include underground openings comprised of a 150 foot adit on the most easterly vein. A 50 foot incline and shaft on the second vein, and a 14 foot shaft. The third vein has a 50 foot shaft.

Mineral List

Galena
Gold
Pyrite
Quartz
Sphalerite


5 entries listed. 5 valid minerals.

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References

Crawford, James John (1896), Thirteenth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. (Report 13): 13: 443-444.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10035876.

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