The Soda Creek Uranium Prospect is a uranium mine located in Baker county, Oregon.
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Primary Mineral: Uranium
Lat, Long: 44.595, -117.13556
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Soda Creek Uranium Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Soda Creek Uranium Prospect
District: Connor Creek
Owner Name: J. W. Vermeesch
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
Analytical Data: U3O8 EQUIVALENT = 0.035
Comment (Location): PROSPECT IS AT THE MOUTH OF SODA CREEK AND IS NOW INNUDATED BY BROWNLEE RESEVOIR
Reference (Deposit): 1955 RECON ODGMI UNPUBLISHED LETTERS AND NOTE
Reference (Deposit): MATTHEWS, T. C., DEC. 1955 , OREGON RADIOACTIVE DISCOVERIES IN 1954 AND 1955 : ODGMI, THE ORE BIN, VOL 17 , NO. 12 P. 88
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