Utah Prospect

The Utah Prospect is a mine located in Baker county, Oregon at an elevation of 4,301 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: Utah Prospect  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation: 4,301 Feet (1,311 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 44.7008, -117.62860

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Utah Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Utah Prospect
Secondary: Utah Prospect Pleasant Valley
Secondary: Utah Claim
Secondary: Black Joe
Secondary: Morton Group
Secondary: Stevens Group


Tertiary: Manganese


State: Oregon
County: Baker

Land Status

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Type: Unknown
Type: Unknown


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Owner Name: Ketell Investment Corp.
Home Office: Oregon
Info Year: 1974

Owner Name: Nadine Strayer/Frank Demerrit
Home Office: Oregon
Info Year: 1974


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1917
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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

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Reference (Deposit): OR. DEPT. GEOL. AND MIN. INDUST. BULLETIN 17, 1942, P. 51.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES RI 5472, 1959, P. 8-10.

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