The Elliot Placers is a gold mine located in Baker county, Oregon.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 44.51694, -117.91722
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Elliot Placers MRDS details
Primary: Elliot Placers
District: Upper Burnt River
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Blue Mountain Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Placer Au-PGE
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pleistocene
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.
Reference (Deposit): 1946 RECON ODGMI FILE REPT
Reference (Deposit): ODGMI FILE REPORT, 1946
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