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Ritchie Mine, Tuttletown, Tuttletown District, Mother Lode Belt, Tuolumne Co., California, USA

Latitude: 37°59'43"N
Longitude: 120°28'27"W
A former pocket Au mine located in sec. 30, T2N, R14E, MDM, 1.4 km (4,700 feet) WNW of Tuttletown. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Mineralization is hosted in diabase. Local rocks include undivided pre-Cenozoic metavolcanic rocks, unit 2 (undivided).

Workings include underground openings comprised of several hundred feet of adits, raises, etc.

Mineral List

Gold


1 entry listed. 1 valid mineral.

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References

Crawford, James John (1896), Thirteenth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. (Report 13): 13: 489-490.

Logan, Clarence August (1928), Tuolumne County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 24): 24: 37.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10034621 & 10165983.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0061090335.

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