Elliot Placers

The Elliot Placers is a gold mine located in Baker 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: Elliot Placers  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 44.51694, -117.91722

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Satelite image of the Elliot Placers

Elliot Placers MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Elliot Placers


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Upper Burnt River


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Blue Mountain Section


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Placer Au-PGE


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pleistocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): ON PINE CREEK, ONE MILE NORTH OF HIGHWAY 7

Comment (Geology): THE GRAVEL CONSISTS OF OLD CHANNEL DEPOSITS OF PINE CREEK WHICH IS CUT INTO TERTIARY SEDIMENTS AND MAY WELL REPRESENT REWORKED TERTIARY MATERIAL.


References

Reference (Deposit): 1946 RECON ODGMI FILE REPT

Reference (Deposit): ODGMI FILE REPORT, 1946


Oregon Gold

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