Record

The Record 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: Record  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 44.37889, -118.24278

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Record MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Record
Secondary: Whited Mining Co.


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Molybdenum
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Unity


Land Status

Administrative Organization: Wallowa-Whitman National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Ken Grabner
Home Office: Baker, Or.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Diorite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Paleocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: 900 FINE.
Analytical Data: GOLD 65 TO 68 % FREE


Materials

Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Molybdenite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

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.


References

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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