Mullin Prospect

The Mullin Prospect is a gold, silver, antimony, and copper 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: Mullin Prospect  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver, Antimony, Copper

Lat, Long: 44.59722, -117.15444

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Mullin Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Mullin Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Antimony
Primary: Copper


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Connor Creek District


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


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: Payette Section


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Low-sulfide Au-quartz vein


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAYS AS HIGH AS $60 TO THE TON WERE OBTAINED.


Materials

Ore: Gold
Ore: Tetrahedrite
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Geology): GEOL.DESC: COUNTRY ROCK IS OF OBSCURE BEDDING, BUT THE SCHISTOSITY STRIKES N 70 DEG E AND DIPS 80 TO 90 DEG.

Comment (Location): ABOUT 1 1/2 MILES WEST OF SNAKE RIVER NEAR SODA CREEK


References

Reference (Deposit): OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1939 , ODGMI BULL. 14 - A, P. 23 .

Reference (Deposit): GILLULY, J., REED, J. C., AND PARK, C. F., 1933 , SOME MINING DISTRICTS OF EASTERN OREGON: USGS BULL. 846 - A, P. 51 .


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