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Dividend placer, Mormon Hill, Deer Valley District, West Belt, El Dorado Co., California, USA

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 44' 46'' North , 120° 58' 33'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.7461111111, -120.975833333
 
A reported placer Au occurrence located in the S½ sec. 3, T10N, R9E, MDM, 2.7 km (1.7 miles) E of Mormon Hill (coordinates of record), along the E side of Pinchem Creek and N of the Deer Valley School. Property is comprised of 31 acres. Operated in the 1880's, 1890's and 1912 to 1915. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.

Local rocks include Mesozoic gabbroic rocks, unit 2 (undivided).

Workings involved ground sluicing.

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References

Logan, Clarence August (1938), Mineral resources of El Dorado County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 34): 34(3): 270.

Clark, Wm. B. & D.W. Carlson (1956), Mines and mineral resources of El Dorado County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology (Report 52): 52(4): 547.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10092028 & 10139324.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060170094.

 
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