Pinky Manganese

The Pinky Manganese is a manganese 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: Pinky Manganese  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 44.55444, -117.86861

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Pinky Manganese MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Pinky Manganese
Secondary: Black Out Claims


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Upper Burnt River


Land Status

Administrative Organization: Wallowa-Whitman National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: H. J. Spivey
Home Office: Baker, Or.


Production

Year: 1957
Time Period: 1957
Material type: ORE
Description: Cp_Grade: ^36.3% Mn


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Replacement
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

Model Name: Volcanogenic Mn


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Schist
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Triassic

Name: Schist
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Rhodonite
Ore: Manganite
Ore: Pyrolusite


Comments

Comment (Location): NW 1/4 NE 1/4

Comment (Geology): MANGANESE OXIDES ARE CONCENTRATED ALONG FOLIATION PLANES IN THE SCHIST.


References

Reference (Deposit): BROOKS, H.C., MCINTYRE, J.R., AND WALKER, G.W., 1976, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE OREGON PART OF THE BAKER 1 DEG BY 2 DEG QUADRANGLE; ODGMI GEOL. MAP GMS-7

Reference (Deposit): 1942 RECON ODGMI FILE REPORT

Reference (Deposit): 1942 RECON ODGMI FILE REPOR

Reference (Production): ODGMI FILES


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