The Lambert & Flick is a chromium mine located in Baker county, Oregon.
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Primary Mineral: Chromium
Lat, Long: 44.56778, -117.18889
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Lambert & Flick MRDS details
Primary: Lambert & Flick
District: Connor Creek Area
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Podiform
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Podiform chromite (minor)
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Early Triassic
Analytical Data: AVERAGE ABOUT 30 % CHROMIC OXIDE
Comment (Location): NW 1/4
Comment (Deposit): LENSES AND IRREGULAR SHAPED BODIES RANGE UP TO 10 FT. LONG AND 3 FT. WIDE. LESS THAN 30 TONS OF ORE GRADE MATERIALIS VISIBLE.
Comment (Workings): DEVELOPMENT CONSISTS OF SEVERAL HAND DUG PITS AND TRENCHES
Comment (Geology): CRYSTALLINE TALC-DOLOMITE ROCK DERIVED FROM ALTERATION OF PERIDOTITE. ; GEOL.DESC: LENSES SHARPLY SEPARATED FROM COUNTRY ROCK. LENSE LIE PARALLEL TO BANDING OF TALC-DOLOMITE ROCK.
Reference (Deposit): WESTGATE, L. G., 1920 , DEPOSITS OF CHROMITE IN EASTERN OREGON: USGS BULL 725 - A, P. 57
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