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Red Ledge

Occurrence in Nevada county in California, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10031922
MRDS ID M011733
Record type Site
Current site name Red Ledge
Related records 10163996

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Centroid
Geographic coordinates: -120.80347, 39.33834 (WGS84)
Relative position Original record had no geographic coordinates; these coordinates were derived from the PLSS description provided.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Nevada

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 017N 010E 12,13 California

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Nearby scientific data

Centroid (1) -120.80347, 39.33834

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: GOLD-BEARING QUARTZ LODE ALONG MAJOR FAULT BETWEEN SERPENTINIZED ULTRAMAFIC ROCKS AND AMPHIBOLE SCHIST OF THE TIGHTNER FM.; 10-30' LODE EXTENDS ABOUT 8000'; GOLD OCCURS AS LEAVES AND PLATES IN QUARTZ OFTEN ACCOMPANIED BY MARIPOSITE AND ANKERITE GANGUE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M011733

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO., MINERALS FOR INDUSTRY, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, V. 2, P. 31

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit MORE THAN $25,000 IN "SPECIMEN" GOLD REPORTED MINED VIA 50' ADIT TO VEIN OVER A LONG PERIOD OF TIME.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-73 Gere, W. U.S. Geological Survey