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Agate placer prospect, Church Meadows, Sierra City Mining District, Sierra Co., California, USAi
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Church Meadows- not defined -
Sierra City Mining DistrictMining District
Sierra Co.County
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
39° 41' 4'' North , 120° 34' 49'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
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Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Whitehawk113 (2011)4.7km
Valley Ranch109 (2011)6.0km
C-Road150 (2011)8.7km
Graeagle737 (2011)9.7km
Mohawk Vista159 (2011)10.7km


A placer Au prospect located in sec. 13, T21N, R12E, MDM, 3.3 km (2.1 miles) ENE of Church Meadows, NNE of Howard Meadows, and NW of Haskell Peak, on National Forest land. 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).
No minerals currently recorded for this locality.

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Averill, Charles V. (1942a), Mineral resources of Sierra County: California Journal of Mines and Geology, California Division Mines (Report 38): 38(1): 50.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10213527.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file #0060910547.

USGS MRDS Record:10213527

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