Iron Dike

The Iron Dike is a mine located in Baker county, Oregon at an elevation of 2,280 feet.

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: Iron Dike  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation: 2,280 Feet (695 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 45.0269, -116.85750

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Iron Dike MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Iron Dike
Secondary: Iron Dyke
Secondary: Iron Dyke Copper Co.


Commodity

Tertiary: Selenium
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Homestead


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.


Holdings

Type: Fee Ownership
Type: Located Claim
Type: Patented


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Texasgulf Western,Inc.
Company ID: 3502868
Home Office: Colorado
Info Year: 1977

Owner Name: Butler Ore Co.
Company ID: 3502868
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Minnesota
Info Year: 1977


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Year First Production: 1916
Discovery Year: 1897
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Chalcocite
Unknown: Bornite
Unknown: Tetrahedrite
Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Gold
Unknown: Galena
Unknown: Chlorite
Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Sphalerite


Comments

Comment (Reserve-Resource): QUANTITY DATA TAKEN FROM TEXAS GULF LETTER SENT TO USBM, 1977.


References

Reference (Deposit): OR. DEPT. GEOL. AND MIN. INDUST. BULLETIN 14-A, 1939, P. 60-

Reference (Deposit): 62.


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