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Ventura Grubstake Company placer, Montezuma, Chinese Camp District, Tuolumne Co., California, USA

Latitude: 37°55'36"N
Longitude: 120°28'56"W
A placer Au occurrence located in secs. 19, 20 & 29, T1N, R14E, MDM, 3.5 km (2.2 miles) NW of Montezuma and 2.9 km (9,500 feet) NNE of Peoria Flat (coordinates of record (E of S end of Peoria Mountain and W of Table Mountain), on private land. The claim is 503 acres. MRDS database accuracy for this location is not stated. This property, or part of it may now be inundated beneath the New Melones Lake (reservoir).

Local rocks include Jurassic marine rocks, unit 1 (Western Sierra Nevada and Western Klamath Mountains).

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References

Logan, Clarence August (1928), Tuolumne County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 24): 24: 46.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10238348.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0061090181.

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