Buckeye Hill Flora

Occurrence in El Dorado county in California, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10030109
MRDS ID M008032
Record type Site
Current site name Buckeye Hill Flora
Related records 10139357

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -120.80825, 38.99072 (WGS84)
Relative position S1/2 NW1/4. THIRTY-TWO ACRES LOCATED ON BUCKEYE POINT 2 MILES W. OF VOLCANOVILLE. LOCATION MAY BE THE MINE SHOWN AS INDICATED ABOVE ON USGS QUAD. GEORGETOWN, CALIF., 1950 (P. 270 OF V. 34, NO. 3 SHOWS LOCATION IN SECS. 7, 8, 12N, 10E AND 17, 18 13N, 10E WITH A NORTH EXTENSION CLAIM OF 20 ACRES - REFERENCES ARE THE SAME AS FOR THIS LOCATION AND APPARENTLY DESCRIPTION WAS INCORRECT)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California El Dorado

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 013N 010E 12 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

(1) -120.80825, 38.99072

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner W. E. Colby

Comments on the production information

  • ACTIVE 1890'S AND EARLY 1930'S. GRAVEL YIELDED $1.33 PER TON.

Comments on the workings information

  • HYDRAULICKING AND DRIFTING. A 400-FT. BEDROCK ADIT.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M008032

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    CALIF. JOUR. MINES & GEOL. V. 52, NO. 4, P. 544, PL. 10; V. 34, NO. 3, PL. II

  • Deposit

    FOLIO 3

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1972 Gere, W. U.S. Geological Survey