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John Boddecker prospect (Katherine claim; Josephine claim), Coffee Creek Ranch, Coffee District (Coffee Creek District), Klamath Mts, Trinity Co., California, USA

Latitude: 41°6'20"N
Longitude: 122°46'47"W
A former Au mine located in the SE¼ (projected) sec. 33, T38N, R8W, MDM, 0.9 km (2,800 feet) NW of Coffee Creek Ranch, along Crystal Creek, a small tributary of Coffee Creek (0.2 miles E of the Coffee Creek Guard Station), on NAtional Forest land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Mineralization is a Au occurrence. The geology is similar to that of the Golden Jubilee Mine. Local rocks include Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 5 (Klamath Mountains).

Workings include underground openings. A 150 foot adit, of which 75 feet was on vein, was driven on the Katherine claim. A 75 foot adit was driven on the Josephine claim with a 25 foot deep winze.

Rich ore was taken from the winze on the Josephine claim. Some good ore was milled from the KAtherine claim. No production record was found.

Mineral List

Gold


1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.

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References

Logan, Clarence August (1926), El Dorado, Shasta and Trinity Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau. (Report 22): 22(1): 23.

USGS crib list (1981) (November 4, 1981).

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10035856 & 10214870.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0061051166.

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