during the period from 1903 and 1959, production records indicate a total of 1,964,130 ounces of gold were mined from the gravels of the feather river near oroville. this impressive amount of gold that was found within the oroville district made it the largest producer of gold in butte county.
butte county, ca mines, mine companies, mine owners and mine information. us-mining provides information on mines, operators, and minerals mined in butte county, ca
butte county, california mines. about the mrds mines database: county mine maps available to seven trust members. seven trust members are able to view mine maps centered on each county and with county lines dn. click here for more information on seven trust memberships. wheres the gold?
gold mining in california butte county. hamilton gold was first discovered in butte county california by john bidwell in the now ghost town known as hamilton in 1848, and that made hamilton the first county seat of butte county. john bidwell was a local and national figure of that time and the founder of chico, california and several other towns.
gold mining in california plumas county. plumas county mining history over the years a lot of gold has been recovered in plumas county california. at the time of the gold discovery at sutters mill, plumas county was largely an unexplored area by most white men, but peter lassen whom lassen county is named after had pioneered the
the gold rush of california - university library - california state university, stanislaus library home the gold rush of california: a bibliography of periodical articles by robert leroy santos california state university, stanislaus librarian university archivist blsantos csustan.edu revised edition 2002 butte county historical society
the butte nugget was recovered sometime in the summer of 2014 by an unnamed prospector in california using a metal detector. he was expecting to dig up a piece of iron rubbish, but unearthed the find of a lifetime when he unearthed this monster nugget. it is a spectacular nugget, weighing over 5 pounds of solid gold.
very little has been published on the geology and production of the mining districts in butte county. this region was extensively mined during and after the gold rush. large-scale mining continued until the 1890?s; there was some activity from the early 1900?s through the 1930?s. o?brien 1949 reported some work at the magalia mine in the mid
the butte nugget was found in 2014 in butte county and weighs 6.07 pounds. gold production in the u.s. gold mining in the u.s. has been continuous since the 1700s, but the california gold rush
register of mines and minerals, sierra nevada counties, california state mining bureau, 1900-1906 register of mines and minerals for eleven sierra nevada counties issued by the california state mining bureau, 1898-1905 catalog record only 'the registers tabulated and located many historic and operating quartz, drift, and hydraulic mines, and included lists of arrastras, mills, and mineral springs.
butte county, california has 2,723 records of mining claims on public land managed by the bureau of land management and 482 records of mines listed by the united states geological survey usgs .
butte county has held a high position among the gold-producing counties of california; nevertheless, very little has been published on the geology and production of the mining districts. most of the gold came from placers, which produced about 3,123,115 ounces from 1880 to 1959.
san diego county, california. the total gold production of gold in san diego county, 1869-1959, was about 219,800 ounces of lode gold, with very minor placer production. fifty-five miles northeast of san diego you will find julian which was the most important gold producing section of the county.