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Adam Colwell claim, Tiger Lily, Placerville District, Mother Lode Belt, El Dorado Co., California, USAi
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Tiger Lily- not defined -
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El Dorado Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 40' 14'' North , 120° 45' 42'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.67056,-120.76167
GeoHash:G#: 9qf5upb03
USGS MRDS Record:10030243
Locality type:Claim
Köppen climate type:Csa : Hot-summer Mediterranean climate
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Diamond Springs11,037 (2011)5.3km
Deer Park1,384 (2018)5.5km
Placerville10,650 (2017)7.3km
Camino1,750 (2011)10.6km
Cold Springs446 (2011)12.3km


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).

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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



ID: 2830911
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

Description: Undivided Paleozoic metasedimentary rocks. Includes slate, sandstone, shale, chert, conglomerate, limestone, dolomite, marble, phyllite, schist, hornfels, and quartzite

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.

Lithology: Major:{argillite,quartzite,phyllite}, Minor:{mudstone,sandstone,chert}, Incidental:{schist, marble, conglomerate, sedimentary breccia, limestone, basalt}

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. [133]

Devonian - Silurian
358.9 - 443.8 Ma



ID: 3185269
Paleozoic sedimentary and volcanic rocks

Age: Paleozoic (358.9 - 443.8 Ma)

Comments: Mccloud Arc

Lithology: Mudstone-carbonate-sandstone-conglomerate

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. [154]

Data and map coding provided by Macrostrat.org, used under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License

References

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Logan, Clarence August (1938), Mineral resources of El Dorado County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 34): 34(3): Pl. II.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10030243 & 10285253.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060170815.


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