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Unnamed Au claims [1], Minersville, Minersville Mining District, Klamath Mts, Trinity Co., California, USAi
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Unnamed Au claims [1]Group of Claims
Minersville- not defined -
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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):
40° 49' 11'' North , 122° 48' 9'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal):
Locality type:
Group of Claims
Nearest Settlements:
PlacePopulationDistance
Lewiston1,193 (2011)12.5km
Weaverville3,600 (2011)15.3km
French Gulch346 (2011)19.1km
Trinity Center267 (2011)20.1km
Douglas City713 (2011)22.1km


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.

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1 valid mineral.

Detailed Mineral List:

Gold
Formula: Au
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 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
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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.

USGS MRDS Record:10263086
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