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

Gold
Bonanza Mine, Gold Hill, Sonora, Sonora District, East Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA

Photo: Rob Lavinsky
Latitude: 37°59'8"N
Longitude: 120°23'2"W
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.

Mineral List

Altaite
Gold
Hessite
Petzite


4 entries listed. 4 valid minerals.

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References

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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