Hallock

The Hallock is a gold and tungsten 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: Hallock  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Tungsten

Lat, Long: 44.54556, -117.29083

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Hallock MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hallock
Secondary: Flaming Arrow
Secondary: Leona G
Secondary: Chicken Creek
Secondary: Demas


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Tungsten


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Weatherby


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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

Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAYS HAVE SAID TO HAVE BEEN $13.00 TO $40 PER TON ( 1938


Materials

Ore: Scheelite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite


Comments

Comment (Location): SE 1/4, NEAR THE HEAD OF CHICKEN CREEK

Comment (Production): SEVERAL THOUSAND DOLLARS IN AU HAVE BEEN TAKEN OUT.

Comment (Workings): DEVELOPED BY 6 ADITS TOTALLING 1650 FEET, ALL AT SHALLOW DEPTH.SEVERAL THOUSAND DOLLARS IN AU HAVE BEEN TAKEN OUT.

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: BIOTITE GRANODIORITE INTRUDED INTO SERICITITE SCHIST AND LIMESTONE WITH VERY IRREGULAR CONTACTS. WELL DEFINED JOINT AND FAULT PLANES; A GREAT DEAL OF POST-MINERAL MOVEMENT.


References

Reference (Deposit): WOLFE, H. D., AND WHITE, D. J., 1951 , ODGMI SHORT PAPER NO. 22 , P. 20 .

Reference (Deposit): BROOKS, H. C., AND RAMP, L., 1968 , GOLD AND SILVER IN OREGON: ODGMI BULL. 61 , P. 137 .

Reference (Deposit): OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1939 , ODGMI BULL. 14 - A, P. 69 .

Reference (Deposit): OREGON DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES, FILE REPORT


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