Chili Gulch

California State Historic Landmark 265

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#265 Chili Gulch, near Mokelumne Hill
Chili Gulch
Richest placer mining section, extending five miles, in Calaveras County. Received name from Chileans who worked gulch in 1848 and 1849, and scene of the so-called Chilean War. Largest known quartz crystals recovered from mine on south side of gulch.

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On State Hwy 49 (PM 26.4), 1.4 mi S of Mokelumne Hill.

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