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Unnamed placer Au occurrence [66], New Greenville, Plumas Co., California, USAi
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Unnamed placer Au occurrence [66]Occurrence
New Greenville- not defined -
Plumas Co.County
CaliforniaState
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 9' 19'' North , 120° 53' 54'' West
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Greenville1,129 (2011)4.8km
Crescent Mills196 (2011)6.6km
Taylorsville140 (2011)10.2km
East Shore156 (2011)17.7km
Westwood1,647 (2011)19.1km


A placer Au occurrence located in sec. 31, T27N, R10E, MDM, 4.7 km (2.9 miles) ENE of New Greenville, on National Forest land. 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: Diller, J.S. (1908), Geology of the Taylorsville region, California: USGS Bulletin 353: Pls. 3 & 5; USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10237117.

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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Diller, J.S. (1908), Geology of the Taylorsville region, California: USGS Bulletin 353: Pls. 3 & 5.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10237117.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0060630441.

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USGS MRDS Record:10237117

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