Madera Co., California, USA
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||37° North , 119° West (est.)|
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Localities in this Region
- Madera Co.
- Adkins Mountain
- Adobe Hill
- Agnew Meadows
- Agnew Pass area
- Anne Lake
- Balloon Dome
- Bass Lake
- Castle Peak
- Cattle Mountain
- Central Camp
- Chowchilla River
- Clark Range
- Coarsegold District (includes former Potter Ridge District)
- Crook Mountain
- Daulton area
- Daulton District
- Fish Creek Mountain
- Fowler Mountain
- Fresno Crossing
- Fresno Flats
- Friant Dam
- Grub Gulch
- Hidden Dam
- Hildreth District
- Hulbert Mountain
- Indian Hill
- Bullion Mine
- Butterfly Mine (Butterfly claim; Bumble Bee claim; Sunset claim; Contact claim)
- Deep Canyon claim
- Gertrude M. Placer Mine (Gertrude Mine)
- Golden Road Mine (County View Mine; Providence Mine)
- Golden Treasure & other claims
- Indian Peak Mine
- J. M. Mine
- Josephine Mine
- Lady Ellen Mine
- Mammoth Mine (Woodland)
- Monitor Mine
- Morning Star Mine (Morning Star claim)
- Reba Mine
- Ruby Tungsten Mine
- Starlight group (Mammoth)
- Tiger Mine
- Unnamed Au mines (4)
- Victory Mine (Mylott Homestead Mine; Wylott homestead)
- Washington Mine
- Indian Springs
- Madera Co.
- Madera Co.
- Iron Mountain (1)
- Jackass Rock
- Kelshaw Corners
- Lilley Mountain
- Little Shuteye Peak
- Little Table Mountain
- Madera Peak (Jackass Mountain)
- Balls Area prospect
- Baltimore Mine
- Blind Orphan Mine
- Bright Star claims
- Church and Jones prospect (Ghost Canyon)
- Ghost Canyon claims
- Jackass Mountain Mines
- Old Northfork Nos. 1 & 2 Mine (Juniper mill site)
- Snow Flake Mine
- Stemwinder Mine
- Suprise Mine (Old Jackass Brown)
- Walker group (Sumet and Sunnyside No. 2)
- Mount Raymond (Raymond Mountain)
- Biladeau Mine (Bradford; Bradford and Smith; Biladeau; Mount Raymond Lead-Zinc property; Star)
- Keystone Mine (Keystone lode claim)
- Morning Star Consolidated prospect (Vulcan Copper Company)
- S. P. group (Buena Vista; Zinc Pilot; Blue; Boulder; Keystone; Wonder; Alta)
- Star Mine
- Wawona and Yellowstone prospects
- Yellow Jacket prospects
- Mountain View Peak
- North Fork
- North Fork District
- North Fork San Joaquin River
- Potter Ridge District
- Quartz Mountain (1)
- Barnett occurrence
- Bussolini occurrence
- Chalfant Ranch Placer Mine
- Chowchilla River placers (Chowchilla Dredging Company; Snyder; Howell Brothers dredge)
- Ed Wells property
- Erskine occurrence (Erakine)
- Felts occurrence
- Halliday occurrence
- Howell dredge
- Madera Quarry  (Raymond Quarry; Sierra White Quarry)
- Pearce & Pearce occurrence (Pearce and Pearce; Probasco)
- San Jose occurrence
- Unspecified Phosphate occurrence (1)
- Victory occurrence
- Ward prospect
- Zerzi occurrence
- Ritter Range
- Speckerman's Mountain
- Sugar Pine
- Summit House
- Table Mountain (Little Table Mountain ?)
- Taylor Ranch
- Timber Knob
- Whisky Falls
- White Chief Mountain
- Yosemite Forks
- Madera Co.
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Kunz, George Frederick (1905a), Gems, jewelers’ materials, and ornamental stones of California: California Division Mines Bulletin 37, 171 pp.
Weeks, F.B. (1913-14), The Minaret iron deposit, Madera County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 14): 14: 555-558.
McLaughlin, R.P. & Walter W. Bradley (1916), Madera County, California: California Bureau of Mines Report 14: 531-568.
Jeffery, Joseph Arthur (1925), Discovery of andalusite in California: Engineering & Mining Journal: 120: 663.
Bradley, W.W. (1926), The Minarets district, Madera County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 22): 22: 539-557.
Dougherty, E.Y. (1927), Magnetite deposits of Madera County, California, constitute important reserves: Engineering & Mining Journal: 123: 765-770; […(abstract): Geol. Zentralbl., Band 36: 122 (1927)].
Laizure, Clyde McK (1928), Mariposa, Madera Counties: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 24): 24: 72-153, 317-345.
Erwin, H.D. (1934), Geology and mineral resources of northeastern Madera County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 30): 30: 7-78.
Laizure, Clyde McK (1935), Mining activities in the San Francisco district: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 31): 31(1): 24-48.
Brown, Will L. (1936), Chiastolite crystals, Madera, California: Mineralogist: 4(7): 9.
Little, James MacFarlane (1942b), Geology of the Welsh tungsten deposits Madera County, California: California Division Mines Report 38: 291-294.
Little, James MacFarlane (1942c), Ghost Canyon tungsten claims, Madera County, California: California Division Mines Report 38: 295-30.
Wyant, Donald G. and Max P. Erickson (1942), Tungsten Deposits in Madera County, California, U.S. Bureau of Mines Preliminary Reports on Tungsten Deposits in Madera County, 28 pp.
Severy, C.L. (1946) Exploration of the Minarets iron deposit, Madera County, California. US Bureau of Mines Report of Investigation 3985, 12 pp.
Trask, Parker Davies & Frank S. Simons (1948), Minarets magnetite deposits of Iron Mountain, Madera County, California: California Division Mines Bulletin 129: 117-128.
Logan, Clarence August (1950), Mines and mineral resources of Madera County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 46): 46: 445-482.
Krauskopf, Konrad Bates (1953), Tungsten deposits of Madera, Fresno, and Tulare Counties, California: California Division Mines Special Report 35, 83 pp.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 74.
Johnson, F.L., et al (1985), Mineral Resources of the John Muir Wilderness, Fresno, Inyo, Madera, and Mono Counties, California: U. S. Bureau of Mines unpublished file report. No. 64 (on file at USBM WFOC): Table 23: No.: .