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Dormody placer, Mormon Hill, Deer Valley Mining District, West Belt, El Dorado Co., California, USAi
Regional Level Types
Dormody placerPlacer
Mormon HillHill
Deer Valley Mining DistrictMining District
West Belt- not defined -
El Dorado Co.County

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 42' 15'' North , 121° 2' 7'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
El Dorado Hills42,108 (2011)4.6km
Cameron Park18,228 (2011)5.7km
Shingle Springs4,432 (2011)10.4km
Folsom76,375 (2017)12.6km
Granite Bay20,402 (2011)12.9km

A reported placer Au occurrence located in the SW¼ sec. 19, T10N, R9E, MDM, 5.3 km (3.3 miles) SSW of Mormon Hill (coordinates of record) and 4.6 km (2.8 miles) ENE of El Dorado Hills (Clarksville District). This property consisted of 3 locations, one containing 82.88 acres, another containing 43.23 acres, and the third containing 40 acres. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.

Local rocks include Mesozoic volcanic rocks, unit 2 (Western Sierra Foothills and Western Klamath Mountains) and/or Mesozoic gabbroic rocks, unit 2 (undivided).
No minerals currently recorded for this locality.

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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 #10029700 & 10211198.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060170116.

USGS MRDS Record:10029700

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