The Lloyd Mccullough is a gold, silver, and sand and gravel, construction mine located in Baker county, Oregon.
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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.
Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver, Sand and Gravel, Construction
Lat, Long: 44.53167, -117.63194
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Lloyd Mccullough MRDS details
Primary: Lloyd Mccullough
Secondary: Patsy D
Primary: Sand and Gravel, Construction
Owner Name: Erickson-Weaver Mining Co
Owner Name: Lloyd Mccullough
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1946
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Placer Au-PGE
Comment (Deposit): DEPOSIT CONSISTS OF SMALL PATCHES OF STREAM AND LAKE SEDIMENTS, INCLUDING GRAVEL, UNDERLAIN BY PHYLLITE AND GREENSTONE.
Comment (Production): SMALL PRODUCTION FROM INTERMITTENT OPERATION BY ONE OR TWO MEN.
Reference (Deposit): ASHLEY, R. P., 1966 METAMORPHIC PETROLOGY AND STRUCTURE OF THE BURNT RIVER CANYON AREA, NORTHEASTERN OREGON: STANFORD UNIVERSITY PHD THESIS
Reference (Deposit): GEOLMAP R. P. ASHLEY, REGIONAL GEOLOGIC MA
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