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Taylor Diggings placer, Mount Jura, Plumas Co., California, USAi
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Taylor Diggings placerPlacer
Mount JuraMountain
Plumas Co.County
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USACountry

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 4' 55'' North , 120° 46' 24'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Taylorsville140 (2011)5.7km
Crescent Mills196 (2011)11.8km
Greenville1,129 (2011)16.4km
East Quincy2,489 (2011)19.6km
Greenhorn236 (2011)19.8km


A placer Au occurrence located in sec. 29, T26N, R11E, MDM, 2.4 km (7,900 feet) ENE of Mount Jura (coordinates of record), along the South Fork Lights Creek, on National Forest land. Also located in the SE¼ sec. 30 and in the NE¼ sec. 31. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.

Local rocks include Paleozoic metavolcanic rocks, unit 2 (Northeastern Sierra Nevada).

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Standard Detailed Strunz Dana Chemical Elements

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gold
Formula: Au
Description: Placer material.
Reference: 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): 316; USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10188900.

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au

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

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AuGold
Au GoldAu

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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): 316.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10188900.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060630522.

USGS MRDS Record:10188900

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North America PlateTectonic Plate
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