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Gold property (Rees ledge), Table Mountain, Golden Summit District, Butte Co., California, USA

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A former lode Au mine located in the NW¼ (estimated) sec. 21, T25N, R5E, MDM, 4.0 km (2.5 miles) N of Table Mountain (coordinates of record) (2 miles W of Spring Valley Lake), in the headwaters area of Kinshew Creek, on National Forest land. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 1,000 meters.

Mineralization is hosted in slate and sandstone. The ore body is ribbon-like, strikes NW and dips SW. Local rocks include Paleozoic marine rocks, undivided, unit 6 (Northwestern Sierra Nevada).

Workings include underground openings with an overall depth of 91.44 meters, and comprised of an adit and a shaft.

Production data are found in: Waring (1915).

Production information: The ore was free-milling and averaged $20/ton of Au (period values). No specific date (data ?) found.

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Miner, J.A. (1890), Butte County, California: California Mining Bureau. (Report 10): 10: 133. 46.

Waring, Clarence A. (1915), Mines and Mineral Resources of Butte County: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 15): 15: 216.

USGS crib list (1981) (November 4, 1981).

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10036026 & 10284369.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060070463.

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