Unnamed Au claims , Minersville, Minersville Mining District, Klamath Mts, Trinity Co., California, USAi
|Regional Level Types|
|Unnamed Au claims ||Group of Claims|
|Minersville||- not defined -|
|Minersville Mining District||Mining District|
|Klamath Mts||Mountain Range|
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 49' 11'' North , 122° 48' 9'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Group of Claims
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Several unnamed/unspecified placer Au claims located in sec. 8, T34N, R8W, MDM, 3.9 km (2.4 miles) SSW of Minersville site and 4.5 km (2.8 miles) SSW of Estrellita, along Buckeye Creek, Dutch Creek and W Creek, on Bureau of Reclamation land (Clair Engle Lake). The claims along Buckeye Creek are now partially inundated by the Buckeye Arm of Clair Engle Lake. MRDS database stated accuracy for this location is 500 meters.
All of these claims are stated to be rich placers.
Regions containing this locality
|North America Plate||Tectonic Plate|
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Commodity ListThis is a list of exploitable or exploited mineral commodities recorded at this locality.
1 valid mineral.
Detailed Mineral List:
| ⓘ Gold|
Description: Placer material.
Reference: Diller, J.S. (1914), Auriferous gravels in the Weaverville quadrangle, California: USGS Bulletin 540: 18; O’Brien, J.C. (1965) Mines and mineral resources of Trinity County, California. Caifornia Division of Mines and Geology County Report 4: 125 pp.: 82; USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10263086.
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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Diller, J.S. (1914), Auriferous gravels in the Weaverville quadrangle, California: USGS Bulletin 540: 18.
O’Brien, J.C. (1965) Mines and mineral resources of Trinity County, California. Caifornia Division of Mines and Geology County Report 4: 125 pp.: 82.
USGS (2005), Mineral Resources Data System (MRDS): U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia, loc. file ID #10263086.
U.S. Bureau of Mines, Minerals Availability System (MAS) file ID #0061050472.
California Division of Mines map sheet 12.
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