The Dixon and Graven Claims is a gold mine located in Baker county, Oregon.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 44.80028, -117.30861
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Dixon and Graven Claims MRDS details
Primary: Dixon and Graven Claims
Secondary: Minnie May
District: Sparta District
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: SAID TO ASSAY UP TO $24
Comment (Location): 100 YARD BELOW MOUTH OF MAIDEN CREEK ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF POWDER RIVER NEAR MACY MINE. NE 1/4 . 3 UNPATENTED CLAIMS
Comment (Workings): 2 SHAFTS 8 AND 12 FT. DEEP. TUNNEL 60 FT. LONG, 10 TO 15 OPEN CUTS ALONG A LENGTH OF 1,200 FT.
Comment (Deposit): ALSO KNOWN AS MINNIE MAY MINE
Reference (Deposit): OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1939 , ODGMI BULL. 14 - A, P. 92
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