The Gibbs Property is a gold mine located in Baker county, Oregon.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 44.53833, -117.33472
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Gibbs Property MRDS details
Primary: Gibbs Property
District: Lower Burnt River Area
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Form: IRREGULAR LENTICULAR
Analytical Data: SOME OF THE MASSES ARE SAID TO GO AS HIGH AS $300 PER TON. THEIR MODE OF OCCURENCE MAKES THE BLOCKING OUT OF THE ORE COSTLY.
Comment (Location): LOCATED ABOUT 4 MILES NORTHEAST OF WEATHERBY.
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: QUARTZ IS IN CRUSHED CONDITION DUE PERHAPS TO LATER MOVEMENT
Reference (Deposit): OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1939 , ODGMI BULL. 14 - A, P. 67
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