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when granted, will be suspended or revoked for failure to properly maintain such barriers or dams or for failure to make the reports and furnish information asked for by the commission.

5. Licenses are obtained by making application to the California Debris Commission, San Francisco, Cal., on the special blank form issued by the commission, copies of which will be sent on request, free of cost.

6. Licenses are not transferable and are valid only for the operations of the individual or company, and for the special mine named in the license.

7. By the terms of the law an application for a license must be advertised by the commission in the newspapers to allow any protests to be filed with the commission. This advertising usually takes about three weeks.

8. As soon as practicable after advertising an application, the sites proposed by the applicants for the restraining works are visited, and if found satisfactory, authority to construct the dams or barriers is given with the commission's specifications and instructions for the work. Any dam built before such authorization is built wholly at the builder's risk, and may not be accepted by the commission. Any variation in location or character of work from that specified by the commission may also cause rejection of the dam.

9. When such authorized dams are completed, the commission should be promptly notified so that an inspection may be made as soon as practicable thereafter. If found satisfactory, a revocable license to mine will be issued. Until the license is issued it is illegal to mine.

10. When mining has been begun under a license, a report every month must be submitted on one of the blank forms furnished for this purpose by the commission upon request. If no mining is carried on for any month, the small form is to be used, otherwise, the large form must be forwarded. All blank spaces should be carefully and accurately filled.

11. In case of any accident to a restraining dam affecting its efficiency, mining must immediately cease and the commission must be promptly notified.

12. When a dam becomes full of debris, mining must cease until more impounding capacity is provided either by raising the dam or by the construction of new dams. The permission of the commission must be obtained to raise dams, and the work when completed must be inspected and approved by the commission before mining may be resumed.

13. Dams must be kept water tight and a pool at least three feet deep must be maintained as a settling basin above each dam while mining is in progress. Leaks must be promptly checked.

14. Names of mines must not be changed without due notice to the commission.

15. No charges or fees of any kind are required or allowed, all expenses of inspection being borne by the United States.

16. The mine owners are usually expected to meet the inspector at the nearesi railway or stage station and take him to the mine and back. As many regions where mines are located are inaccessible in winter time, applications for licenses and inspections should be submitted as early in the season as practicable. Delay in attending to this promptly may occasion the loss of considerable time if not an entire season.

17. To avoid delay due to loss of letters it is suggested that requests be repeated within a reasonable time, if not promptly acknowledged or acted upon.

All communications should be addressed to the secretary, California Debris Commission, San Francisco, Cal. By direction of the California Debris Commission.

L. H. RAND, Major, Corps of Engineers, Secretary.

FORMS FOR LOCATION NOTICES.

The following forms for mineral location notices have been found to fill the requirements of the statutes :

NOTICE OF QUARTZ LODE LOCATION. Notice is hereby given, That I,

a citizen of the United States, have discovered a vein of rock in place, carrying gold, silver, copper, and other valuable deposits, upon which I have erected a discovery monument and posted this notice, as hereinafter set forth; that in accordance with the provision of Chapter 6, Title 32 of the Revised Statutes of the United States and the laws of the State of California, I hereby claim fifteen hundred linear feet of said vein, measured thereon as hereinafter set forth. Said discovery was made on the day of

19.---. Immediately upon making the same, and on the

--- day of

19_I erected at the point of discovery, a substantial monument, consisting of a mound of rocks and

and posted thereon this notice. The * general course of said vein is

and

I claim in length thereon

feet
and
feet

from said discovery monument. I also claim three hundred feet on each side of the center of the vein. This vein or claim shall be known as and called the It is situated in

Mining District, and in † Sec. Tp. --- R.

B. and M., in County, California, and the discovery monument

being placed about $

from

That the following is a description of said location as marked on the ground : I commencing at the

of said claim, a--

from which initial point the discovery monument is distant about feet in a

direction; thence ||-

day of

Dated and posted on the ground, this

19_ Witness

Locator.

*Make this description in accordance with the facts, as “The general course of said vein is north and south. I claim in length thereon 500 feet north and 1,000 feet south from said discovery monument.”

If the claim is upon surveyed land, give the section, township and range, if possible. This is not required by law, but makes a much better description.

&Here refer to some natural object or permanent monument so as to identify the locality of the claim, in compliance with section 2324, Revised Statutes U. S. A road, house, tree, known mountain or peak, government corner, mill, or known mining claim, are such objects or monuments. AS, “About one mile directly east from John Doe's quartz mill and 400 rods west from the Last Hope mine," etc.

Here state: “Commencing at the N. E. corner of said claim, a mound of rocks 4 ft. high," or at any other corner or point in the boundary; give the distance and direction from this initial monument to the discovery monument, and then locate the discovery with reference to some natural object or permanent monument.

|| Here follows a description of the claim from the initial monument. For instance: “Thence 600 ft. northwesterly to the N. W. corner of said claim, at which point is a mound of rocks 21 ft. high, marked so-and-so (if marked); thence 1,500 ftsouthwesterly to the S. W. corner of said claim, being a mound of rocks," etc.; so going around the claim to the point of beginning.

1 Wilson's Mining Laws, 1911, pp. 60-62.

NOTICE OF LOCATION OF PLACER CLAIM.

Notice is hereby given, That citizen---- of the United States, h --- this

day of 19----, discovered a valuable placer deposit within the limits of this claim; that by virtue of said discovery,

ha---- located, and hereby locate and claim the following described land, situate in Mining District,

County, California, to

of section Township

Range

B. and M., containing acres.Ť Said claim is hereby named

Placer Claim. Said claim is marked upon the ground as follows: I.

This notice is posted on a mound of rocks at the point of discovery, situated §

wit: *

Dated and posted on the ground, this

day of

19_

Locator.

*The statute provides that the locator must give "a description of the claim by reference to legal subdivisions of sections, if the location is made in conformity with the public surveys; otherwise a description with reference to some natural object or permanent monument as will identify the claim."

*When not described by legal subdivisions, the description should conform to that contained in the final certificate of location of a lode claim.

{The statute provides that, whether described by legal subdivisions or not, the location shall be marked by the locator on the ground, and as the affidavit to be filed later is not required to contain a description of the claim, we think this notice should state how the location is marked; as, for instance, “At the N. E. corner of said tract a mound of rocks 3 ft. high, marked so-and-so (if marked), and at the N. W. corner a stake in a mound of rocks, marked,” etc., and so on for each monument enclosing the claim.

ŞHere state where the discovery is located, as, for instance, “20 feet S. W. of the N. E. corner monument."

A duplicate of this notice must be filed for record with the county recorder within thirty days from the discovery; and the locator is allowed thirty days to mark his location on the ground.

The foregoing form of placer notice may be used for location of all deposits which are classed under placer laws.

APPENDIX.

PUBLICATIONS OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU.

Publications of this Bureau will be sent on receipt of the requisite amount. Only stamps, coin or money orders will be accepted in payment.

Money orders should be made payable to the STATE MINING BUREAU.
Personal checks will not be accepted.

REPORTS.

Asterisk (*) indicates the publication is out of print. *Report I. Henry G. Hanks. 1880. *Report

II. Henry G. Hanks. 1882. * Report

III. Henry G. Hanks. 1883. *Report IV. Henry G. Hanks. 1884. *Report

V. Henry G. Hanks. 1885. * Report VI. Part 1. Henry G. Hanks. 1886. *Report

VI. Part 2. Wm. Irelan, Jr. 1886. *Report VII. Wm. Irelan, Jr. 1887. Report VIII. Wm. Irelan, Jr. 1888. * Report IX. Wm. Irelan, Jr. 1889. *Report X. Wm. Irelan, Jr. 1890.

Price. Report

XI.
Wm. Irelan, Jr. 1892. (First biennial)

$1.00 *Report XII. J. J. Crawford. 1894. (Second biennial) *Report XIII. J. J. Crawford. 1896. (Third biennial). Chapters of State Mineralogist's Report, F. McN. Hamilton : Mines and Mineral Resources of Imperial and San Diego counties -F. J. H. Merrill. 1914

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BULLETINS.

* Bulletin 1. *Bulletin 2. *Bulletin 3.

*Bulletin 4.

*Bulletin 5.

$.50

Bulletin 6. *Bulletin 7.

*Bulletin 8.

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Bulletin 9. * Bulletin 10.

*Bulletin 11.

*Bulletin 12.

*Bulletin 13.

*Bulletin 14.

Desiccated Human Remains.-Winslow Anderson. 1888-
Methods of Mine Timbering.-W. H. Storms. 1894.
Gas and Petroleum_Yielding Formations of the Central Valley of

California.-W. L. Watts. 1894_
Catalogue of California Fossils (Parts 2, 3, 4 and 5).-J. G.

Cooper. 1894
The Cyanide Process: Its Practical Application and Economical

Results.-A. Scheidel. 1894
California Gold Mill Practices.-E. B. Preston. 1895.
Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1894. Chas. G.

Yale. (Tabulated sheet)-
Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1895. Chas. G.

Yale. (Tabulated sheet)
Mine Drainage, Pumps, etc.—Hans C. Behr. 1896-
A Bibliography Relating to the Geology, Palæontology, and

Mineral Resources of California.-A. W. Vogde 1896
Oil and Gas Yielding Formations of Los Angeles, Ventura and

Santa Barbara Counties.-W. L. Watts. 1896.
Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1896.-Chas. G.

Yale. (Tabulated sheet)
Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1897.—Chas. G.

Yale. (Tabulated sheet).
Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1898. -Chas. G.

Yale. (Tabulated sheet) -
Map of Oil City Oil Fields, Fresno County.-J. H. Means_
The Genesis of Petroleum and Asphaltum in California.-A. S.

Cooper. 1899
Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1899.-Chas. G.

Yale. (Tabulated sheet)
The Mother Lode Region of California.-W. H. Storms. 1900
Oil and Gas Yielding Formations of California.-W. L. Watts.

1900
Synopsis of General Report of State Mining Bureau.- -W. L.

Watts. 1903
Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1900. Chas. G.

Yale. (Tabulated sheet)
Mineral Production of California for Fourteen Years. -Chas. G.

Yale. 1900. (Tabulated sheet)
Reconnaissance of the Colorado Desert Mining District-Stephen

Bowers. 1901
The Copper Resources of California.-P. C. DuBois, F. M. Ander-

son, J. H. Tibbits, and G. A. Tweedy. 1902
The Saline Deposits of California.-G. E. Bailey. 1902
Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1901.-Chas. G.

Bulletin 15. * Bulletin 16.

*Bulletin 17.

*Bulletin 18. *Bulletin 19.

*Bulletin 20.

*Bulletin 21.

*Bulletin 22.

Bulletin.

Bulletin 23.

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Yale. (Tabulated sheet)-

*Bulletin 24. *Bulletin 25.

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PUBLICATIONS OF THE CALIFORNIA STATE MINING BUREAU-Continued.
Asterisk (*) indicates the publication is out of print.

Price. * Bulletin 26. Mineral Production of California for Fifteen Years.-Chas. G.

Yale. 1901. (Tabulated sheet) Bulletin 27. The Quicksilver Resources of California.—Wm. Forstner. 1903 .75 * Bulletin 28. Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1902.-Chas G.

Yale. (Tabulated sheet). *Bulletin 29. Mineral Production of California for Sixteen Years. -Chas. G.

Yale. 1902. (Tabulated sheet). * Bulletin 30. A Bibliography of Geology. Palæontology, and Mineral Resources

of California.-A. W. Vogdes. 1903. Bulletin 31. Chemical Analyses of California Petroleum. -H. N. Cooper. 1903.

(Tabulated sheet) Bulletin 32. Production and Use of Petroleum in California.-P. W. Prutzman. 1904

.25 * Bulletin 33. Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1903.-Chas. G.

Yale. (Tabulated sheet) *Bulletin 34. Mineral Production of California for Seventeen Years. -Chas. G.

Yale. 1903. (Tabulated sheet) *Bulletin 35. Mines and Minerals of California for 1903.-Chas G. Yale. 1904.

(Statistical)
* Bulletin 36. Gold Dredging in California.–J. E. Doolittle. 1905.
Bulletin 37. Gems, Jewelers' Materials, and Ornamental Stones of California.

-George F. Kunz. 1905 :
First edition (without colored plates)

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*Second edition (with colored plates)
*Bulletin 38. The Structural and Industrial Materials of California. - Wm.
Forstner, T. C. Hopkins, C. Naramore, L. H. Eddy.

1906. *Bulletin 39. Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1904.-Chas. G.

Yale. (Tabulated sheet). *Bulletin 40. Mineral Production of California for Eighteen Years.—Chas. G.

Yale. 1904. (Tabulated sheet). *Bulletin 41. Mines and Minerals of California for 1904.-Chas. G. Yale.

(Statistical) *Bulletin 42. Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1905. Chas. G.

Yale. (Tabulated sheet) *Bulletin 43. Mineral Production of California for Nineteen Years. -Chas. G.

Yale. 1905. (Tabulated sheet) *Bulletin 44. Mines and Minerals. of California for 1905. -Chas. G. Yale.

(Statistical) *Bulletin 45. Auriferous Black Sands of California.–J. A. Edman. 1907Bulletin 46. General Index to Publications of the State Mining Bureau.—Com

piled by Chas. G. Yale. 1907. *Bulletin 47. Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1906.- -Chas. G.

Yale. (Tabulated sheet) * Bulletin 48. Mineral Production of California for Twenty Years.—Chas. G.

Yale. 1906. (Tabulated sheet) * Bulletin 49. Mines and Minerals of California for 1906. -Chas. G.

Yale. (Statistical) Bulletin 50. The Copper Resources of California.-A. Hausmann, J. Kruttschnitt, Jr., W. E. Thorne, J. A, Edman. 1908_

1.00 *Bulletin 51. Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1907.-D. H.

Walker, Statistician. (Tabulated sheet). * Bulletin 52. Mineral Production of California for Twenty-one Years.-D. H.

Walker, Statistician. 1907. (Tabulated sheet) *Bulletin 53. Mineral Productions of California for 1907, with County Maps.

D. H. Walker, Statistician. 1908 (Statistical) * Bulletin 54. Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1908.-D. H.

Walker, Statistician. (Tabulated sheet)-*Bulletin 55. Mineral Production of California for Twenty-two Years.-D. H.

Walker, Statistician. 1908. (Tabulated sheet) *Bulletin 56. Mineral Productions for 1908, County Maps, and Mining Laws

of California.-D. H. Walker. 1909. (Statistical) Bulletin 57. Gold Dredging in California. W. B. Winston Charles Janin. 1910. (paper)

1.50 (cloth bound)

2.00 *Bulletin 58. Mineral Production of California, by Counties, 1909.-D. H.

Walker, Statistician. (Tabulated sheet) * Bulletin 59. Mineral Production of California for Twenty-three Years.-D. H.

Walker, Statistician. 1909. (Tabulated sheet) * Bulletin 60. Mineral Production for 1909, County Maps, and Mining Laws

of California.-D. H. Walker. 1910. (Statistical).
* Bulletin 61. Mineral Production of California, by Counties, for 1910.-D. H.

Walker, Statistician. (Tabulated sheet).
Bulletin 62. Mineral Production of California for Twenty-four Years.-D. H.

Walker, Statistician. 1910. (Tabulated sheet)
Bulletin 63. Petroleum in Southern California.-P. W. Prutzman. 1912

.75 Bulletin 64. Mineral Production for 1911.--E. S. Boalich, Statistician, 1912Bulletin 65. Mineral Production for 1912.--E. S. Boalich, Statistician, 1913_ * Bulletin 66. Mining Laws, United States and California, 1914-Bulletin 67. Minerals of California.--A. S. Eakle. 1914

1.00 Bulletin 68. Mineral Production for 1913.-E. S. Boalich. 1914. Bulletin 69. Petroleum Industry of California, with Folio of Maps (18x22 in.) -R. P. McLaughlin and C. A. Waring, 1914-

2.00 Bulletin 70. Mineral Production for 1914, with Mining Law Appendix. 1915

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