The Cornucopia Mineras is a gold mine located in Baker county, Oregon.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 44.96611, -117.18944
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Cornucopia Mineras MRDS details
Primary: Cornucopia Mineras
Administrative Organization: Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Owner Name: Cornucopia Minerals Inc.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Blue Mountain Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): SURFACE WIDTH OF THE BED OF PINE CREEK VARIES FROM 500 TO 900 FT. DEPTH TO BEDROCK VARIES UP TO 60 FT. BOULDERS 3 TO 5 ACROSS ARE ABUNDANT LOCALLY.
Comment (Location): ON WEST BANK OF PINE CREEK, 6 MILES NO. OF HALFWAY
Comment (Production): SMALL INTERMITTENT PRODUCTION; PROBABLY A FEW HUNDRED OZ AU TOTAL. SOME PRODUCTION IN MID-1970'S
Reference (Deposit): U S BUREAU OF MINES MILS RECORDS
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