The Golden Chariot Mining & Milling. is a gold mine located in Baker county, Oregon at an elevation of 4,501 feet.
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Elevation: 4,501 Feet (1,372 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 44.73889, -118.16250
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Golden Chariot Mining & Milling. MRDS details
Primary: Golden Chariot Mining & Milling.
Secondary: Tri-State Mining & Milling
District: Sumpter District
Owner Name: Jack Christianson
Home Office: Sumpter, Or.
Years: 1980 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Blue Mountain Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Workings): DEVELOPED BY A SINGLE SHAFT, SHORT DRIFTS AND A WINZE FROM THE 210-FOOT LEVEL.
Comment (Geology): BLUE LIMESTONE WITH A LITTLE ARGILLITE. ; GEOL.DESC: THE COUNTRY ROCK IS FOR THE MOST PART SMALL AMOUNT OF ARGILLITE OR ARGILLACEOUS LIMESTONE.
Reference (Deposit): OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1938 , ODGMI BULL. 14 - A, P. 96
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