Baisely Creek Gold

The Baisely Creek Gold is a gold mine located in Baker county, Oregon.

About the MRDS Data:

All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Baisely Creek Gold  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 44.71778, -117.65139

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Baisely Creek Gold MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Baisely Creek Gold


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Virtue District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: THIN IRREGULAR VEINS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Argillite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Permian


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): SW 1/4

Comment (Workings): THREE ADITS EACH SEVERAL HUNDRED FT LONG.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: IN MANY PLACES ARGILLITE IS SHEARED AND CONSIDERABLE THICKNESSES OF CLAY GOUGE ARE DEVELOPED.


References

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., REED, J.C., AND PARK, C.F., 1933, SOME MINING DISTRICTS OF EASTERN OREGON: USGS BULL. 846-A, P. 79.

Reference (Deposit): BROOKS, H.C., 1977, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE ENCINA QUADRANGLE; ODGMI OPEN FILE MAP


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