Allen Prospect

The Allen Prospect is a nickel 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: Allen Prospect  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Nickel

Lat, Long: 44.76861, -118.28556

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Allen Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Allen Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Nickel


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Unknown
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Blue Mountain Section


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: L
Description: Shear Zone


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Early Triassic

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Jurassic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: AVERAGE OF 0.26 % NI - FIVE SAMPLES RANGE FROM 0.01 TO 0.33 % NI


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): NE 1/4 NE 1/4 SE 1/4 SEC 22 .; LATITUDE-LONGITUDE VALUES CALCULATED FROM TOWNSHIP, RANGE, SECTION.

Comment (Workings): DEVELOPMENT HAS CONSISTED OF SMALL OPEN CUTS AND SHORT ADIT.

Comment (Geology): SHEARED LENTICULAR SERPENTINITE BODY LYING BETWEEN QUARTZ DIORITE AND ARGILLITE. SOME LIGHTER GREEN SERPENTINE MINERALS MAY CONTAIN NICKEL.


References

Reference (Deposit): RAMP, LEN, 1978 , INVESTIGATIONS OF NICKEL IN OREGON: ODGMI MISC. PAPER NO. 20 , P. 59


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