Morning Star Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock, Alpine County, Cal. 1866 (112820)

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Morning Star Gold & Silver Mining Co. Stock, Alpine County, Cal. 1866  (112820)
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This item SOLD at 2020 Feb 15 @ 08:16UTC-8 : PST
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Cert. #678, issued for 10 shares to Mrs. Almura Younger and signed by R.A. Penre (?) as president and Chas. L. Papp as secretary. "One foot to a Share". Great Mogul District, Alpine County, Cal printed at the left. The Mogul was one the five mining districts in Alpine County. Others incl. Silver Mountain, Alpine, Monitor, and Hope Valley. This certificate was not in the Filer auction. This mine resembles other district producers except that enargite is more abundant. Enargite (or other copper-arsenic-antimony sulfosalts) is the most important copper ore mineral (Burchard 1883). Nice vignette of a railroad in the hills. Two revenue stamps at left. Uncancelled.

Country (if not USA):
State: California
City/County: Alpine County