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Mining Resources of Calaveras County, California (Paperback) Loot Price: R284 Discovery Miles 2 840
Mining Resources of Calaveras County, California (Paperback): Mark Brickell Kerr
Mining Resources of Calaveras County, California (Paperback): Mark Brickell Kerr

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Mining Resources of Calaveras County, California (Paperback)

Mark Brickell Kerr

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 Excerpt: ...Boots." About five miles east of Murphys lie the Collierville mines, which have for years attracted attention by reason of the gold specimens that have been taken out. The various claims are all worthy of consideration and inspection. On Indian Creek is situated the Old Calaveras group, comprising the Oro Minto, Enchantress and South Bank. To the east of the above group arc the Hercules, Driver, Homestake, Sonoma, Rose Rock, Big Horn and other mines, each and all estimated by their respective owners to be valuable possessions. Many would undoubtedly prove good mines, if opened and developed on a practical basis. To the west, on the ridge between Indian and San Antone creeks, is the Golden BeM mine, formerly known as the Washington, when it was for years successfully worked by Samuel Woods of San Antone. The Esmeralda mine, near the town of the same name, has been prospected by two shafts 100 feet and 400 feet respectively in depth, the latter being the deepest shaft sunk on any of the properties thereabouts, as it is essentially a tunnel region. Three ore shoots have been explored, each of which is between one and rwo hundred feet in length. The course of the vein is a little north of west and south of east, averaging from three to four feet in width and has a northerly dip of about 68 degrees. The walls are both of Calaveras slate, and the water flow about 13,000 gallons daily. North of the Esmeralda, and occupying a corresponding position upon the summit of the ridge between the San Antone and O'Neil creeks, a large group of claims has been located, the Columbus and Rochester, two patented mines owned by D. Fricot, forming the nucleus. These mines were patented a number of years ago, and the development work done at that time opened up a large vein o...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Mark Brickell Kerr
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 24
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-05929-1
Barcode: 9781236059291
Categories: Books > Professional & Technical > Technology: general issues
Books > Professional & Technical > Technology: general issues > General
LSN: 1-236-05929-8

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