Coyote Hills Mining Co.

The Coyote Hills Mining Co. is a gold, silver, and copper mine located in Lake 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: Coyote Hills Mining Co.  

State:  Oregon

County:  Lake

Elevation:

Commodity: Gold, Silver, Copper

Lat, Long: 42.53278, -120.00528

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Coyote Hills Mining Co. MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Coyote Hills Mining Co.
Secondary: Lyon Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper


Location

State: Oregon
County: Lake
District: Lost Cabin (Windy Hollow)


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

Not available


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Miocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ODGMI SAMPLES ASSAYED NIL-1.11 OZ/TON AU


Materials

Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Limonite


Comments

Comment (Workings): ABOUT 600 FT OF TUNNELS

Comment (Deposit): LITTLE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT; 2 UNPUB REPT

Comment (Geology): OXIDES AND FREE GOLD ARE APPARENTLY DERIVED FROM OCCASSIONAL AREAS OF PYRITIC RHYOLITE.


References

Reference (Deposit): BROOKS, H.C. AND RAMP, L., 1968, GOLD AND SILVER IN OREGON; ODGMI BULL. 61, P. 161

Reference (Deposit): ALLEN, J.E., 1939, COYOTE HILLS MINING CO., ODGMI UNPUBLISHED FILE REPORT


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