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Bonanza Mine (Little Bonanza Mine; Fairview Mine), Gold Hill, Sonora, Sonora District, East Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA

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A former lode Au mine located at Gold Hill at the N end of Sonora, within the city limits. The claim is acres at the head of Washington Street.

Mineralization is hosted in limestone and mica schist.

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4 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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Sharwood, William J. (1911), Notes on tellurium-bearing gold ores: Economic Geology: 6: 26.

Tucker, W. Burling (1914), Tuolumne County: California Mines Bureau Report 14: 141.

Logan, Clarence August (1949), Mines and mineral resources of Tuolumne County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 45(1): 60.

Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 61, 219, 287.

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