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Four Point Mine, Dedrick, Canyon Creek District, Klamath Mts, Trinity Co., California, USA

Latitude: 40°50'41"N
Longitude: 123°0'51"W
A former lode Au mine located in secs. 32 & 33, T35N, R10W, MDM (UTM estimated. Location uncertain. Land unsurveyed for township-range), 2.7 km (8,800 feet) SE of Dedrick, along an unnamed tributary of Bear Gulch, a tributary of the Big East Fork Canyon Creek, on National Forest land. Discovered 1894. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 100 meters.

Mineralization is a Au occurrence hosted in hornblendite, schist, porphyry and granite. Local rocks include schist of various types and ages, unit 7 (Klamath Mountains).

Workings include underground openings comprised of a 150 foot adit, all in ore.

Mineral List

Gold
Quartz


2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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References

Brown, G. Chester (1913), The Counties of Shasta, Siskiyou and Trinity: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 14): 14(4): 889.

Diller, J.S., and Ferguson, A.G. (1913), The Weaverville Quadrangle California: USGS Bulletin 540: 71-72.

Brown, G. Chester (1916b), Shasta, Siskiyou, Trinity Counties: California Mining Bureau. (Report 14): 14(4): 887-891.

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

Peters, T.J. (1983) Mineral Investigation of the Weaver Bally Rare II Area (No. 5804), Trinity County, California: U.S. Bureau of Mines Open File Report MLA 93-83, 22p.

Blake, Jr., M.C. and Peters, T.J. (1984a), Weaver Bally Roadless Area, California, in: Marsh, S.P., et al, eds., Wilderness Mineral Potential: USGS Professional Paper 1300: 407-409.

Blake, Jr., M.C., and Peters, T.J. (1984b), Mineral Resource Potential map of the Weaver Bally Roadless area, Trinity County, California: USGS Map NF-1657-A.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10103405 & 10238365.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0061050657.

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