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- Butte Co.
- Berry Creek
- Bidwell Bar
- Big Bar Mountain
- American Eagle Mine
- Annie Mae Placer Mine
- Big Wonder claim
- Bishop and Wells Mine (Bishop and Well Mine)
- Coyote Gap Guard Station occurrence
- Hard Times Placer Mine
- Hornet Mine
- Last Chance Placer Mine
- Liberty Bond claim
- Little Hope and Mary Jane claims
- Little Hope Mine (Eagle)
- Mary Jane Mine
- River Side claim
- Section 13 occurrence (Happy Hollow; Southern Pacific property; April Fool [?])
- St. Regis Placer Mine
- Swayne Mine (Big Pine claim)
- Unspecified Chrysoberyl occurrence (1)
- War Bond group (Liberty group W. W. I)
- Big Bear lookout area
- Big Bend
- Butte Creek District
- Butte Meadows
- Cherokee District
- Clipper Mills District
- Crystal Hill
- East Biggs
- Faust District (Forrest District)
- Feather Falls District
- Feather River
- Flowery North Mine
- Forbestown District
- Goat Flat occurrence
- Golden State Island
- Golden Summit District
- Kanaka Peak
- Magalia District
- Messila District
- Mount Hope
- Butte Co.
- Butte Co.
- Mountain House
- Mountain Springs District
- Oak Grove
- Oak Point
- Oroville (Ophir City)
- Clark Chrome Mine (Clark Mine; David Mine; War Eagle Mine; War Eagle deposit; War Eagle and Miller deposits; Mountain of Chrome claims [?])
- Dorothy Placer Mine
- Hendricks No. 1 Mine (Hendricks prospect)
- Poe Limestone deposit No. 2 (King)
- Poe Mine (Poe Limestone deposit)
- Unnamed Au mine (15)
- Unnamed placer Au mine (56)
- Platte Mountain
- Pompys Point
- Jade Prince No. 1 prospect
- King prospect (3)
- King prospects (1)
- King prospects (2)
- Lucky Bill Mine
- Pulga deposit
- Reynolds No. 1 deposit
- Rohrer and McCrosky Mine
- Section 35 Mine (Little Corbett lease; Grahm-King lease)
- Simmons prospect (Sunnyslope; Nerva claim)
- Stewart Mine (Brune and Stanley property; Big Bar lease; Agard and Stewart lease)
- Stokes prospects
- Twin Cedars claims
- Unnamed Cr prospect (5)
- Unnamed Gemstone occurrence (1)
- Richardson Springs
- Robinson Mills
- Robinsons Corner
- Sly Creek Dam
- Snow Mountain
- South Bidwell Hill
- South Oroville
- Stanwood (Stanwood Saddle ?)
- Stirling City District
- Yankee Hill
- Arlington No. 1 Quarry (Hodapp; Curtis)
- Arlington No. 2 (Durbrow)
- Arlington No. 3 (Nix)
- Coleman Ranch Placer Mine
- Green Ridge claim (Dynamite Kid; Wells Mine; WW I)
- Jackpot occurrence (Golden Pool; Cape Horn)
- Josephson prospect
- Miller property
- Rainbow Mine
- Toleration Placer Mine
- Venus Quartz Mine
- Wannasha Mine
- Yankee Hill placers
- Butte Co.
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Miner, J.A. (1890), Butte County, California: California Mining Bureau. (Report 10): 10: 124-146.
Preston, E. B. (1893), Amador, Butte, Calaveras, El Dorado, Lassen, Monterey, Plumas, San Benito, Sierra, Tuolumne Counties, also Salton Lake: California Mining Bureau. (Report 11): 11: 139-178, 200-209, 241-242, 259-262, 323-333, 370-373, 387-393, 400-419, 493-513.
Turner, Henry Ward (1898b), Notes on rocks and minerals from California: American Journal of Science, 4th. Series: 5: 421-428.
Aubury, Lewis E. (1903), Register of Mines and Minerals, Butte County: California State Mining Bureau, No. 17: 8-9.
Waring, Clarence A. (1915), Butte County: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 15): 15: 220.
Hubbard, J.D. (1916), The quartz veins of Butte County, California: Engineering & Mining Journal: 102: 352-353.
Waring, Clarence A. (1919), Butte, Placer, Sacramento, Yuba Counties: California Bureau of Mines (Report 15): 15: 181-225, 309-459.
Logan, Clarence August (1928), Tuolumne County, Butte County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 24): 24: 3-53, 173-210.
Logan, Clarence August (1930), Mines and Mineral Resources of Butte County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Mining Bureau (Report 26): 26(4): 378.
Eric, J.H. (1948) Zinc-copper deposits of the Big Bend mine, Butte County, California. California Division Mines Bulletin 144: 31-42.
O’Brien, J.C. (1949), Mines and mineral resources of Butte County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 45): 45: 417-454.
Rynearson, Garn Arthur (1953), Geological investigations of chromite in California: Chromite deposits in the northern Sierra Nevada, California. California Division of Mines and Geology Bulletin 134, part 3 chapter 5: 171-321.
Creely, R.S. (1965), Geology of the Oroville quadrangle: California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 184, 86 pp.
Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 160, 282, 360.
Hietanen, Anna (1973), Geology of the Pulga and Bucks Lake quadrangles, Butte and Plumas counties, California. USGS Professional Paper 731, 66 pp.
Saucedo, G.J. and Wagner, D.L. (1992), Geologic map of the Chico Quadrangle, California: California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology Regional Geologic Map Series, Map No. 7A, scale 1:250,000.