Illahee Hill

The Illahee Hill is a uranium 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: Illahee Hill  

State:  Oregon

County:  Marion

Elevation:

Commodity: Uranium

Lat, Long: 44.90417, -123.10833

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Illahee Hill MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Illahee Hill
Secondary: Speerstra Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Uranium


Location

State: Oregon
County: Marion


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Puget Trough


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Sandstone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Oligocene

Name: Sandstone
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Oligocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Commodity): SCINTILLATOR COUNT OF TWICE BACKGROUND (0.015-0.032 MR/HR VS. 0.015 MR/HR)

Comment (Geology): URANIUM OXIDES DISSEMINATED IN SILICIFIED, TUFFACEOUS SEDIMENTS

Comment (Deposit): DUPLICATE M029046 HAS BEEN DELETED


References

Reference (Deposit): MINERAL AND WATER RESOURCES OF OREGON; 1969, ODGMI BULL. 64, P. 184


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