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

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 38° 44' 55'' North , 121° 0' 35'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 38.7486111111, -121.009722222
 
A former lode Au mine located in the SE¼ (center of S½) sec. 5, T10N, R9E, MDM, 0.3 km (0.2 mile) NW of Mormon Hill (coordinates of record), in the headwaters area of Wildcat Canyon (4 miles NW of Rescue), on private land. Property holdings were 80 acres. Operated by Joseph J. Kaline. Operated during the periods 1934 & 1938 to 1941. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.

Mineralization is a vein deposit. The ore body strikes N40E and dips NW at a thickness of 0.76 meters. The vein is 2 to 2½ feet thick. Local rocks include Mesozoic gabbroic rocks, unit 2 (undivided).

Workings include underground openings comprised of a 110 foot inclined shaft with 80 feet of drifts on the 100 level. A 5-stamp mill was installed.

No production record was found.

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2 entries listed. 2 valid minerals.

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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): 241.

Clark, Wm. B. & D.W. Carlson (1956), Mines and mineral resources of El Dorado County, California: California Journal of Mines and Geology: 52(4): 519, Pl. 10.

USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10006831, 10029690 & 10162924.

U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060170097.

 
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