The Quicksilver and Easy Money is a mercury mine located in Baker county, Oregon at an elevation of 4,501 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 4,501 Feet (1,372 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Mercury
Lat, Long: 44.44556, -117.66556
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Quicksilver and Easy Money MRDS details
Primary: Quicksilver and Easy Money
District: Mormon Basin - Clarks Creek
Owner Name: Racey Brothers
Years: 1963 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Hot-spring Hg
Comment (Location): NEAR HEAD OF LOG TOWN GULCH, LOCATION APPROXIMATE
Comment (Workings): DEVELOPED BY 150 FT. ADIT AND SEVERAL CUTS.
Comment (Deposit): CONSV. RECORD ( M014357 ) MERGED WITH THIS RECORD, AND DELETED FROM THE OREGON FILE. ; INFO.SRC : BAILEY E H
Reference (Deposit): BROOKS, H. C., 1963, QUICKSILVER IN OREGON: OREGON DEPT. OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES, BULL. 55, 223 P.
Reference (Deposit): MERCURY IN OREGON, 1965, USBM IC 8252
Reference (Deposit): FREDERICK, F., 1945, STATE OF OREGON MAP SHOWING LOCATION OF QUICKSILVER DEPOSITS: OREGON DEPT. OF GEOL. AND MIN. INDUSTRIES, SCALE 1:1,000,000
Reference (Deposit): OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1939 , ODGMI BULL. 14 - A, P. 81 .
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