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Garner Mine (Baltamore; Calaveras), Mokelumne Hill, Mokelumne Hill District, East Belt, Calaveras Co., California, USA

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A former lode Au mine located in sec. 1, T5N, R11E, MDM, 1.8 km (1.1 miles) NNW of Mokelumne Hill (town), along the Mokelumne River, between Volunteer Gulch and Slocum Gulch, near Big Bar. Operated prior to 1889 and during the period 1889 to 1901. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.

Mineralization is a vein deposit hosted in rocks of the Amador group (diorite). The ore body strikes NE and dips NW at a thickness of 1.52 meters. Local rocks include Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 3 (Sierra Nevada, Death Valley area, Northern Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges).

Workings include underground openings comprised of a vertical shaft and a crosscut adit.

Production data are found in: Clark, Wm. B. & P.A. Lydon (1962).

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References

Crawford, James John (1896), Thirteenth report of the State Mineralogist: California Mining Bureau. (Report 13): 13: 10_. (reference page No. truncated by the USGS MRDS database)

Logan, Clarence August and Franke, H. (1936), Mines and Mineral Resources of Calaveras Co.: California Division of Mines, California Journal of Mines & Geology, California Division of Mines (Report 32): 32(3): 305.

Clark, Wm. B. & P.A. Lydon (1962), Mines and mineral resources of Calaveras County, California: California Division of Mines & Geology County Report 2; [… Geological Society of America Proceedings, 1933: 312-313, 1934]: 152.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10028693 & 10235749.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060090273.

 
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