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Geneva Mine (Peavine Mine; Easter Mine), Coyote Peak, Coffee District (Coffee Creek District), Klamath Mts, Trinity Co., California, USA

Latitude: 41°8'22"N
Longitude: 122°55'7"W
A former lode Au mine located in secs. 19 &20, T38N, R9W, MDM, 6.4 km (4.0 miles) NE of Coyote Peak, along the South Fork Coffee Creek (2.5 miles ESE of Rush Creek Lake), on Bureau of Land Management wilderness land (Trinity Alps Wilderness). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.

Mineralization is a Au deposit (Cryptic MRDS note: mica sachist w/some actiro- lite (sic) [possibly means actinolite]). Local rocks include Paleozoic marine rocks, undivided, unit 9 (Western Klamath Mountains).

Workings include underground openings comprised of a 350 foot adit.

Production data are found in: Goodwin (1957).

Gold was recovered directly. Some concentrate shipped in 1935 and contained 6.16% Pb. Recoverable Au to Ag ratio was 1:3. No other production record was found.

Mineral List

Gold
Quartz


2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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References

Goodwin, Joseph Grant (1957) Lead and zinc in California. California Journal of Mines and Geology, Division of Mines (Report 53): 53(3&4): 705.

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.: 142, 156.

McCulloch, W.C., Oesterling, W.A., Spurck, W.H., & Tischler, M.S. (1964), Minerals for Industry, Northern California, Southern Pacific Company: Vol. II: 136.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10035866 & 10166228.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0061050601.

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