Taylor Diggings placer, Mount Jura, Plumas Co., California, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Taylor Diggings placer||Placer|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 4' 55'' North , 120° 46' 24'' West
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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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Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Gold|
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 Dana 8th Edition classification
|Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS|
|Metals, other than the Platinum Group|
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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.
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