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Browns Creek placer (Hayfork Gold Dredging Company), Barleyfield Peak, Indian Creek District, Trinity Mts, Klamath Mts, Trinity Co., California, USA

Latitude: 40°35'15"N
Longitude: 122°56'5"W
A former placer Au mine (dredge) located in sec. 30, T32N, R9W, MDM, 8.6 km (5.3 miles) W of Barleyfield Peak (coordinates of record), along Browns Creek, in the Indian Creek vicinity. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Local rocks include schist of various types and ages, unit 7 (Klamath Mountains).

The same dragline operator also worked on Indian Creek.

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Averill, Charles V. (1941), Mineral resources of Trinity County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 37): 37(1): 39.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10214261.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0061050538.

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