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Lila Mine, Deadwood, Deadwood District, Klamath Mts, Trinity Co., California, USA

Latitude: 40°43'15"N
Longitude: 122°43'47"W
A former lode Au mine located in secs. 11 & 12, T33N, R8W, MDM (UTM estimated in E½. Land unsurveyed for township, range and section - projected), 0.4 km (1,200 feet) ENE of Deadwood, along Deadwood Creek (just above Brown Bear Mine). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Mineralization is hosted in slate and diorite. Diorite dikes intrude Bragdon Slate. Gold occurred in free state. Local rocks include Carboniferous marine rocks, unit 4 (Eastern Klamath Mountains).

Workings include underground openings comprised of several hundred feet of adits and drifts with some stoping.

Mineral List

Gold
Quartz


2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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References

Averill, Charles V. (1933), Gold deposits of the Redding-Weaverville quadrangles: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 29): 29: 34.

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

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10035905 & 10141436.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0061051154.

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