The Connor Creek Placers is a gold mine located in Baker county, Oregon.
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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.
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 44.5475, -117.19889
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Connor Creek Placers MRDS details
Primary: Connor Creek Placers
Secondary: Placers Inc. Claims
District: Connor Creek
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Placer Au-PGE
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Production): EST $100,000 PRODUCTION PRIOR TO 1901. THE GRAVELS HAVE BEEN REWORKED REPEATEDLY SINCE THEN.
Comment (Deposit): GULCH TYPE PLACER
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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