From the category archives:

California - Northern

Hallelujia Mountain (N CA Site 42)

by FishBonzSeptember 13, 2010 California - Northern

What a great location! Even without getting the hang of chiseling away the host rock and not finding any meaningful vugs of quartz crystals, I still managed to find some decent terminated quartz crystals just lying around in the dirt and under bushes. There is quartz everywhere here – just be sure to [...]

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Pulga Site B (N CA Site 35)

by FishBonzSeptember 13, 2010 California - Northern

Found “Site B” without too much difficulty. Although the guide indicates it requires a hike up Camp Creek Rd., it is currently driveable all the way to the diggings. It was sad to see that someone has hit the cliff side with what must be power equipment, to clean out what must have [...]

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Coulterville (N CA Site 63)

by FishBonzJune 9, 2010 California - Northern

Visited the Mariposite site at the intersection of Hwy 132 and 49 yesterday. The exposed Mariposite is in the road cut on the NW side of the intersection and is impossible to miss. (A number of guides mention a roadcut on the SW side of the intersection, but there is no cut present.) [...]

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Chalk Bluff (N CA Site 46)

by FishBonzJune 9, 2010 California - Northern

Visited this site last year, and am sad to say that the bluffs are now posted ‘No Trespassing’.

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Mount Shasta (N CA Site 5)

by JerryMarch 7, 2009 California - Northern

Directions: We were not able to locate this site following Mitchell’s map and directions. Anyone who has located the site is asked to comment providing details on how you located it and what materials you found.
Google Map of area
Date: November 2008

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