Seminole Claim

The Seminole Claim 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: Seminole Claim  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Manganese

Lat, Long: 44.65944, -117.47917

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Satelite image of the Seminole Claim

Seminole Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Seminole Claim


Commodity

Primary: Manganese


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Pleasant Valley


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: 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: Payette Section


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Argillite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Early Triassic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ONE SAMPLE RAN 34% MN


Materials

Ore: Manganite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): LIBBEY, F.W. AND OTHERS, 1942, MANGANESE IN OREGON; ODGMI BULL. 17, P.52


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