The Rogers Group is a copper mine located in Baker county, Oregon.
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Primary Mineral: Copper
Lat, Long: 45.05722, -116.80944
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Rogers Group MRDS details
Primary: Rogers Group
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
Comment (Location): SITUATED ABOUT 3 MILES BELOW HOMESTEAD AND IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE RIVER AND ABOUT 1,000 FEET ABOVE IT AT THE OUTCROP.
Comment (Workings): DEVELOPMENT CONSISTS IN DRIVING CROSSCUTS A FEW HUNDRED FEET TO DETERMINE NATURE OF DEPOSIT.
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: THE OUTCROP IS EASILY OBSERVED, SINCE IT IS DECIDEDLY RED IN COLOR AND SEVERAL FEET WIDE.
Reference (Deposit): OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1939 , ODGMI BULL. 14 - A, P. 64
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