Soda Creek Uranium Prospect

The Soda Creek Uranium Prospect is a uranium 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: Soda Creek Uranium Prospect  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Uranium

Lat, Long: 44.595, -117.13556

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Soda Creek Uranium Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Soda Creek Uranium Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Uranium


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Connor Creek


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: J. W. Vermeesch


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: U3O8 EQUIVALENT = 0.035


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): PROSPECT IS AT THE MOUTH OF SODA CREEK AND IS NOW INNUDATED BY BROWNLEE RESEVOIR


References

Reference (Deposit): 1955 RECON ODGMI UNPUBLISHED LETTERS AND NOTE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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