Connor Creek Placers

The Connor Creek Placers is a 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: Connor Creek Placers  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 44.5475, -117.19889

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Connor Creek Placers MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Connor Creek Placers
Secondary: Placers Inc. Claims


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Connor Creek


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
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: Placer Au-PGE


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Colluvium
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Production): EST $100,000 PRODUCTION PRIOR TO 1901. THE GRAVELS HAVE BEEN REWORKED REPEATEDLY SINCE THEN.

Comment (Deposit): GULCH TYPE PLACER


References

Reference (Deposit): LINDGEN, W., 1901, THE GOLD BELT OF THE BLUE MTNS. OF OREGON, USGS 22ND

Reference (Deposit): OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1939, ODGMI BULL. 14-A,P.20.

Reference (Deposit): WAGNER, N.S., 1954, ODGMI FILE REPORT

Reference (Deposit): WAGNER, N.S., 1954, OREGON DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES FILE REPORT.

Reference (Production): REFERENCE 1


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