The Friday Mine Inc. is a gold mine located in Baker county, Oregon.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 44.79361, -117.64778
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Friday Mine Inc. MRDS details
Primary: Friday Mine Inc.
Secondary: Columbia - Friday
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): NE 1/4 SE 1/4. LOCATED 10 MILES EAST OF BAKER JUST EAST OF HIDDEN TREASURE NEAR THE BAKER-CORNUCOPIA HIGHWAY.
Comment (Production): ONE 50-TON CAR OF ORE WAS SHIPPED TO THE SMELTER.
Comment (Deposit): EAST EXTENTION OF HIDDEN TREASURE
Comment (Workings): DEVELOPED BY 200-FOOT INCLINED SHAFT WITH SHORT DRIFT LEVELS. ONE 50-TON CAR OF ORE WAS SHIPPED TO THE SMELTER.
Comment (Geology): MINERALIZATION CONSISTS OF SMALL QUARTZ STRINGERS IN A MINERALIZED SHEAR ZONE
Comment (Deposit): CONSV. RECORD ( M014265 ) MERGED WITH THIS RECORD AND DELETED FROM THE OREGON FILE.
Reference (Deposit): OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1939 , ODGMI BULL. 14 - A, P. 106
Reference (Deposit): BROOKS, H.C. AND MC INTYRE, J.R., 1977, RECONNAISSANCE GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE VIRTUE FLAT QUADRANGLE; ODGMI OPEN-FILE GEOL. MAP
Reference (Deposit): BROOKS, H. C., AND RAMP, L., 1968 , GOLD AND SILVER IN OREGON: ODGMI BULL. 61 , P. 142 .
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