Rosalite

The Rosalite is a mercury 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: Rosalite  

State:  Oregon

County:  Lake

Elevation:

Commodity: Mercury

Lat, Long: 42.3, -120.73111

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Rosalite MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Rosalite


Commodity

Primary: Mercury


Location

State: Oregon
County: Lake
District: Quartz Mountain


Land Status

Administrative Organization: Fremont National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: E. H. Rosborough, Wayne Neihaus, H. C. Smith
Years: 1963 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1957
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: Tuff
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Iron


Comments

Comment (Location): LOCATED ON MINE SYMBOL

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: FE - OXIDE MAY HAVE BEEN MISTAKEN FOR CINNABAR


References

Reference (Deposit): BROOKS, H. C., 1963, QUICKSILVER IN OREGON: OREGON DEPT. OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES, BULL. 55, 223 P


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