Gold Mining in Siskiyou County, California Where to Find Gold
Siskiyou County, California has certainly earned its reputation as being one of the most productive areas for gold mining in the US. Lying at the heart of the famous Northern Mines, Siskiyou County has had over 370 gold mines in its history dating back to roughly 1850.
A team of geologists, scientists, and GIS professionals that compile a statewide database of abandoned mines and work to remediate public safety and environmental hazards posed by these mines. Remediation projects are accomplished by working with local, State, and Federal partners.
California's Abandoned Mines A Report on the Magnitude and Scope of the Issue in the State (Department of Conservation, Office of Mine Reclamation, Abandoned Mine Lands Unit, June 2000) Mercury Contamination from Historic Gold Mining in California (U.S. Department of the Interior, Geological Survey, May 2000)
Patented California Gold Property for Sale Gold and silver
The Hazel Gold Mine property known as the Jilson Mine, consists of 340 Patented acres in Siskiyou County, California near the Oregon border. The mine was discovered in 1881 and produced about $800,000 in gold when the price was only $20.67 an ounce (or about $61 million at today's gold prices).
Mines and Mineral Resources of Siskiyou County, by J. C. O'Brien, District Mining Engineer, California State Division of Mines. Manuscript submitted for publication June 30, 1947. Introduction. Geography (of Siskiyou County) "Siskiyou County is one of the three northernmost counties of California.
Gold Maps Online took a U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) database of active and abandoned gold claims and converted the data so it could be seen as a gold map in Google Earth. The result is an incredibly accurate near realtime view of Americas active gold deposits.
And we currently have more California gold claims for sale. Goldrich Siskiyou County is located in Northern California. It is bordered on the north by Oregon and on the west by the Pacific ocean. Josephine County Oregon is just north across the state line. This is an area of vast scenic beauty with wild rivers and tall timber.
Our Oregon Gold Maps show there are currently 6,817 active gold claims and 105,708 abandoned gold claims located throughout the state. Of those active claims, 3,761 are lode claims and 3,056 are placer claims. Of those abandoned claims, 75,585 are lode and 30,123 are placer.
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There is a great amount of time and cost involved in creating access routes to operation sites. One of the very valuable assets of the Liberty Mines Group is the existence of an excellent network of roads. Another key benefit that must be considered is that these roads are expertly maintained by the National Forest Service and Siskiyou County.
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GOLD MINES, PROSPECTING AND PANNING IN CALIFORNIA GOLD REGION 6. The gold mining, prospecting and panning sites in California (Mother Lode) Gold Region 5 carry right on into Region 6. California Gold Region 6 was second only to the Mother Lode in California gold production.
'JONES GOLD EAST'Placer Claim in Siskiyou, CA Sylvia
JONES GOLD EAST is a closed mining claim in Siskiyou, California. It is a placer claim. Placer claims encompass any mining claim that is not a lode claim. These are commonly bedded or layered deposits. The maximum size of a placer claim is 20 acres per locatorwith a maximum of 160 acres.
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Shasta County, California Mines Western Mining History
Shasta County, California Mines Premium members are able to view a county level maps of mines that can be filtered by mine name and primary commodity. Click here for more information on premium memberships.
Detailed samples around these abandoned mines will help to determine how well site remediation efforts have worked to reduce the dangerous levels of mercury that come from both natural sources here as well as the abandoned mines. Mercury release from the Rathburn Mine, Petray Mine, and Bear Valley saline springs, Colusa County, California 20042006