The Fur Mountain Copper Prospect is a copper mine located in Baker county, Oregon.
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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.
Primary Mineral: Copper
Lat, Long: 44.50194, -117.39611
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Fur Mountain Copper Prospect MRDS details
Primary: Fur Mountain Copper Prospect
District: Lower Burnt River
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Polymetallic veins
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian
Comment (Workings): SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET OF DOZER TRENCHES
Comment (Location): ON THE NORTHEAST SLOPE OF FUR MTN.
Reference (Deposit): 1972 RECON H.C. BROOKS, ODGM
Reference (Deposit): PROSTKA, H., 1967, GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE DURKEE QUADRANGLE, OREGON: ODGMI MAP GMS-3
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