Sutter Mill Bar and River placer (Old Sutter Mill site), Coloma, Coloma Mining District, West Belt, El Dorado Co., California, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Sutter Mill Bar and River placer (Old Sutter Mill site)||Placer|
|Coloma||- not defined -|
|Coloma Mining District||Mining District|
|West Belt||- not defined -|
|El Dorado Co.||County|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
38° 48' 11'' North , 120° 53' 27'' West
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A placer Au occurrence located in the NW¼SW¼ sec. 17, T11N, R10E, MDM, on state land. Operated by W. D. Othick C/O C. A. Carver (1926). Property contains 11 acres. Site of Sutter's Mill in 1848. Probably now included in the Gold Discovery Site State Park, shown on USGS quadrangle Coloma, California, topo map (1950). MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.
Local rocks include Mesozoic granitic rocks, unit 3 (Sierra Nevada, Death Valley area, Northern Mojave Desert and Transverse Ranges).
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| ⓘ Gold|
Description: Placer material.
Reference: USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10092101 & 10236021.
List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS|
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Logan, Clarence August (1926), El Dorado County: California Mining Bureau. (Report 22): 22: 434.
USGS quadrangle Coloma, California, topo map (1950).
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10092101 & 10236021.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060170428.
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