Broken Pick

The Broken Pick is a tungsten and 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: Broken Pick  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Tungsten, Gold

Lat, Long: 44.44861, -117.50278

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Broken Pick MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Broken Pick
Secondary: Allen Tungsten Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Primary: Gold


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Mormon Basin


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Broken Pick Mining, Inc.

Owner Name: M. Dolan


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: W skarn


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Scheelite


Comments

Comment (Location): SW 1/4

Comment (Deposit): 400 FOOT SHAFT WITH 3 LEVELS.

Comment (Workings): DEVELOPED BY A 400 FOOT ADIT AND A SHORT SHAFT


References

Reference (Deposit): BROOKS, H.C., 1957, ALLEN TUNGSTEN PROSPECT: OREGON DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES UNPUBLISHED REPORT.

Reference (Deposit): 1957 RECON ODGMI FILE REPOR

Reference (Deposit): OREGON DEPT. OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL IND. MINED LAND RECLAMATION FILES


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