Daddy Lode

The Daddy Lode is a gold, copper, arsenic, and barium-barite 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: Daddy Lode  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Copper, Arsenic, Barium-Barite

Lat, Long: 44.94278, -117.41500

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Daddy Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Daddy Lode
Secondary: Blue Bell


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Copper
Primary: Arsenic
Primary: Barium-Barite


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Eagle Creek


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Administrative Organization: Wallowa-Whitman National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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: DISSEMINATED AND PATCHES OF SOLID SULFIDES


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Early Triassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Barite


Comments

Comment (Production): NO RECORD.

Comment (Location): 10 UNPATENTED LODE CLAIMS

Comment (Workings): DEVELOPED BY 210-FOOT SHAFT AND 2,000 FEET DRIFTS.


References

Reference (Deposit): OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1939 , ODGMI BULL. 14 - A, P. 45

Reference (Deposit): BROOKS, H. C., AND RAMP, L., 1968 , GOLD AND SILVER IN OREGON: ODGMI BULL. 61 , P. 98 .

Reference (Deposit): FILE REPORTS ODGM


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