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Dunlap Mine

The Dunlap Mine is a gold mine located in Marion 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: Dunlap Mine  

State:  Oregon

County:  Marion


Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 44.80861, -122.07944

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Dunlap Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Dunlap Mine


Primary: Gold
Secondary: Silver


State: Oregon
County: Marion
District: North Santiam

Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.
Administrative Organization: Willamette National Forest


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1904
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Cascade-Sierra Mountains
Physiographic Section: Northern Cascade Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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

Name: Andesite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Miocene

Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 0.62 OZ/TON AG
Analytical Data: ORE SAMPLE ASSAYED 0.19 OZ/TON AU


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Comment (Development): EQUIPPED WITH 1 STAMP MILL (1945)

Comment (Workings): 105 FEET TOTAL ON SEVERAL TUNNELS.


Reference (Deposit): OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1951, ODGMI BULL. 14-D, P. 119

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