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Gold from
Red Ledge Mine, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA

Classification
Species:Gold
Comments:Superb specimens of crystallized gold from a pocket 1½ inches x 1½ inches (3.75 cm x 3.75 cm).
Confirmation
Validity:Believed Valid
References
References:Rocks & Minerals (1939): 14: 337; Anonymous (1957), World news on mineral occurrences: Rocks & Minerals: 32: 12; Murdoch, Joseph & Robert W. Webb (1966), Minerals of California, Centennial Volume (1866-1966): California Division Mines & Geology Bulletin 189: 203.
Associated Minerals Based on Photo Data:
Quartz5 photos of Gold associated with Quartz at this locality.
Serpentine Subgroup2 photos of Gold associated with Serpentine Subgroup at this locality.
Albite1 photo of Gold associated with Albite at this locality.
Goethite1 photo of Gold associated with Goethite at this locality.
Data
Mineral Data:Click here to view Gold data
Locality Data:Click here to view Red Ledge Mine, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
Nearest other occurrences of Gold
1.0km (0.6 miles) A Giant King Quartz Mine (Giant King; Giant King Qtz.; Jumbo vein; Giant King vein), Alpha, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) B Alpha Diggings Placer Mine (Alpha Diggings), Alpha, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) C Slug Lode Mine (Slug group), Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
1.8km (1.1 miles) D Foster Bar Placer Mine, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
1.9km (1.2 miles) E Cotton King Mine (Lent; January lode), Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
2.3km (1.4 miles) F Red Point Mine, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
2.4km (1.5 miles) G White & Johnson Mine (White and Johnson Mine), Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
2.7km (1.7 miles) H St. Patrick Consolidated Quartz Mine (St Patrick Cons. Qtz.; St. Patrick Mine), Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
3.0km (1.8 miles) I Fairview Mine (California Mining Company; Calumet), Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
3.2km (2.0 miles) J Oro Placer Mine, Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
3.2km (2.0 miles) K Unnamed Tertiary Au deposits [23], Alpha, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) L Omega Placer Mine, Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
3.6km (2.2 miles) M Eagle Bar and Cedar Bar Placer Mine, Relief, North Bloomfield District, Nevada Co., California, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) N Logan Creek Placer Mine, Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
3.7km (2.3 miles) O Alpha-Omega Mines, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
3.8km (2.4 miles) P Treasure Box Mine (Treasure Box No. 2 Quartz Mine; Treasure Box No. 2 Qtz.; Captain Walker Quartz; Captain Walker Qtz.; Treasure Box Nos. 1 - 2 & 3 claims), Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) Q Washington Consolidated Mine (Washington Cons.; Blue Bell group; Sunset; German Cons.; German Consolidated/Dee; Don; and Dale), Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
3.9km (2.4 miles) R Dal Quartz Mine (Dal Qtz), Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
4.1km (2.5 miles) S Don Quartz Mine (Don Qtz.), Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
4.1km (2.5 miles) T Oakman Group Mine [1], Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
4.2km (2.6 miles) U Cascia Ranch Placer Mine (Gold Star), Remington Hill, Lowell Hill District, Nevada Co., California, USA
4.3km (2.7 miles) V Spanish Quartz Mine (Spanish Qtz.; Spanish Mine; Spanish Mng. & S F Com. Co.; Spanish Mng. & S F Commercial Co.; American claim; Spanish claim; Santa Anita claim; Santa Anita Extension claim; Pine Tree claim; Singleton claim; Grizzly claim; Savage claim; Mexican Cons./Santa Anita), Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
4.4km (2.8 miles) W Dee Quartz Mine (Dee Qtz.), Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
4.6km (2.8 miles) X Ocean Star Mine (Cooley), Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
4.7km (2.9 miles) Y Colombia Consolidated Quartz Mine (Colombia Cons Qtz.; Columbia group; Canon Creek claim; Canyon Creek claim; Waldeck claim), Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
4.8km (3.0 miles) Z Becker Quartz Mine (Becker Qtz.), Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
4.9km (3.0 miles) 0 Valentine Consolidated Quartz Mine (Valentine Consolidated; Valentine Cons Qtz.), Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
4.9km (3.1 miles) 1 Golden Gate Consolidated Quartz Mine (North Star; Golden Gate Con Qtz), Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
5.0km (3.1 miles) 2 Mabel Placer Mine, Relief, North Bloomfield District, Nevada Co., California, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) 3 American Quartz Mine (American Qtz; American claim), Spanish Quartz Mine (Spanish Qtz.; Spanish Mine; Spanish Mng. & S F Com. Co.; Spanish Mng. & S F Commercial Co.; American claim; Spanish claim; Santa Anita claim; Santa Anita Extension claim; Pine Tree claim; Singleton claim; Grizzly claim; Savage claim; Mexican Cons./Santa Anita), Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
5.1km (3.2 miles) 4 Free Trade Quartz Mine (Free Trade Qtz), Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
5.2km (3.2 miles) 5 Celia Mine (Celia and Free Trade), Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
5.2km (3.3 miles) 6 Santa Anita Mine (Santa Anita claim), Spanish Quartz Mine (Spanish Qtz.; Spanish Mine; Spanish Mng. & S F Com. Co.; Spanish Mng. & S F Commercial Co.; American claim; Spanish claim; Santa Anita claim; Santa Anita Extension claim; Pine Tree claim; Singleton claim; Grizzly claim; Savage claim; Mexican Cons./Santa Anita), Washington, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) 7 Alta & Bingham Consolidated Quartz Mine (Alta and Bingham Cons.; Alta & Bingham Cons Qtz), Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
5.3km (3.3 miles) 8 Waldeck Consolidated Quartz Mine (Waldeck Cons. Qtz.; Washington), Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
5.4km (3.3 miles) 9 Red Cross Consolidated Quartz Mine (Red Cross Consolidated Qtz.; Red Cross Consolidated), Omega, Washington District (Omega District), Nevada Co., California, USA
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