Adam Colwell claim, Tiger Lily, Placerville District, Mother Lode Belt, El Dorado Co., California, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Adam Colwell claim||Claim|
|Tiger Lily||- not defined -|
|Placerville District||Mining District|
|Mother Lode Belt||Belt|
|El Dorado Co.||County|
|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||38° 40' 14'' North , 120° 45' 42'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||38.67056,-120.76167|
|USGS MRDS Record:||10030243|
|Köppen climate type:||Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate|
A placer Au occurrence/claim located in the SE¼SE¼ sec. 33, T10N, R11E, MDM, 1.6 km (1.0 mile) SE of Tiger Lily, S of Placerville, along Squaw Hollow Creek. Property is/was 40 acres. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.
Local rocks include Paleozoic marine rocks, undivided, unit 4 (Western Sierra Nevada).
Regions containing this locality
|North America Plate||Tectonic Plate|
List of minerals for each chemical element
This geological map and associated information on rock units at or nearby to the coordinates given for this locality is based on relatively small scale geological maps provided by various national Geological Surveys. This does not necessarily represent the complete geology at this locality but it gives a background for the region in which it is found.
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|Triassic - Ordovician|
201.3 - 485.4 Ma
|Paleozoic marine rocks, undivided, unit 4 (Western Sierra Nevada)|
Age: Phanerozoic (201.3 - 485.4 Ma)
Stratigraphic Name: Calaveras Complex; Shoo Fly Complex; Blue Canyon Formation; Briceburg Formation; Cape Horn Slate; Delhi Formation; Hite Cove Formation; Kanaka Formation; Relief Quartzite; Tightner Formation
Comments: Western Sierra Nevada. Lower Paleozoic Shoo Fly Complex and upper Paleozoic to lower Mesozoic Calaveras Complex, undivided. Deformed and metamorphosed rocks composed primarily of quartzite, argillite, and chert; includes melange Original map source: Saucedo, G.J., Bedford, D.R., Raines, G.L., Miller, R.J., and Wentworth, C.M., 2000, GIS Data for the Geologic Map of California, California Department of Conservation, Division of Mines and Geology, CD-ROM 2000-07, scale 1:750,000.
Reference: Horton, J.D., C.A. San Juan, and D.B. Stoeser. The State Geologic Map Compilation (SGMC) geodatabase of the conterminous United States. doi: 10.3133/ds1052. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1052. 
|Devonian - Silurian|
358.9 - 443.8 Ma
|Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks|
Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)
Comments: Mccloud Arc
Reference: Chorlton, L.B. Generalized geology of the world: bedrock domains and major faults in GIS format: a small-scale world geology map with an extended geological attribute database. doi: 10.4095/223767. Geological Survey of Canada, Open File 5529.