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Premium Mine, Taylorsville, Taylorsville Mining District, Plumas Copper Belt, Plumas Co., California, USAi
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 4' 6'' North , 120° 52' 26'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Taylorsville140 (2011)3.0km
Crescent Mills196 (2011)4.4km
Greenville1,129 (2011)10.3km
East Quincy2,489 (2011)15.1km
Quincy1,728 (2017)15.9km


A former lode Au mine located in sec. 32, T26N, R10E, MDM, 3.1 km (1.9 miles) WSW of Taylorsville, along Hough Creek. Also located in sec. 33. MRDS database accuracy for this location is not stated.

Local rocks include Permian marine sedimentary rocks, unit 3 (Northeastern Sierra Nevada).

Workings include underground openings.

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

Mineral List


3 valid minerals.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Diller, J.S. (1905), Mineral resources of the Indian Valley region, California, USGS Bulletin 260: 45-49.
'Limonite'
Formula: (Fe,O,OH,H2O)
Reference: Diller, J.S. (1905), Mineral resources of the Indian Valley region, California, USGS Bulletin 260: 45-49.
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Reference: Diller, J.S. (1905), Mineral resources of the Indian Valley region, California, USGS Bulletin 260: 45-49.
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Reference: Diller, J.S. (1905), Mineral resources of the Indian Valley region, California, USGS Bulletin 260: 45-49.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Unclassified Minerals, Mixtures, etc.
'Limonite'-(Fe,O,OH,H2O)

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
OOxygen
O Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
O QuartzSiO2
SiSilicon
Si QuartzSiO2
SSulfur
S PyriteFeS2
FeIron
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe Limonite(Fe,O,OH,H2O)
AuGold
Au GoldAu

References

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Diller, J.S. (1905), Mineral resources of the Indian Valley region, California, USGDS Bulletin 260: 45-49.
Averill, Charles V. (1928), Mining Activity in Plumas County, California Division of Mines and Geology, 24th Report of the State Mineralogist (Report 24): 24(1): 315.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10261612.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060630428.

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USGS MRDS Record:10261612

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