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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.

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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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