The Record is a gold mine located in Baker county, Oregon.
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Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 44.37889, -118.24278
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Record MRDS details
Secondary: Whited Mining Co.
Administrative Organization: Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Owner Name: Ken Grabner
Home Office: Baker, Or.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Blue Mountain Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Paleocene
Analytical Data: 900 FINE.
Analytical Data: GOLD 65 TO 68 % FREE
Comment (Location): 15 UNPATENTED CLAIMS
Comment (Production): $103,000 ESTIMATED.
Comment (Workings): DEVELOPED BY 5 ADITS TOTALLING 5,000 FEET. $103,000 ESTIMATED.
Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: MINERALIZATION ALONG IRREGULAR CONTACT WHICH IS LOCALLY INTRUDED BY FELSITE PORPHYRY DIKE. FREE GOLD IN AMPHIBOLE VEINLETS AND QUARTZ STRINGERS.
Comment (Deposit): CONSV. RECORD ( M014084 ) HAS BEEN MERGED WITH THIS RECORD, AND DELETED FROM THE OREGON FILE.
Reference (Deposit): BROOKS, H. C., AND RAMP, L., 1968 , GOLD AND SILVER IN OREGON: ODGMI BULL. 61 , P. 156 .
Reference (Deposit): LOWRY, W. D., 1968 , GEOLOGY OF THE IRONSIDE MOUNTAIN QUAD., OREGON: ODGMI OPEN FILE REPORT, P. 70 .
Reference (Deposit): OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1939 , ODGMI BULL. 14-A, P. 101 .
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