The Black Caps Lode Claim is a mine located in Baker county, Oregon at an elevation of 4,400 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 4,400 Feet (1,341 Meters)
Lat, Long: 44.7242, -117.67690
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Black Caps Lode Claim MRDS details
Primary: Black Caps Lode Claim
Secondary: Foster Claims
Type: Located Claim
Owner Name: R. S Foster
Home Office: Oregon
Info Year: 1974
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1938
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): RECORD 010 DEPOSIT EXTENDS INTO CURRY COUNTY RECORD 010 PART OF LAND IS OWNED BY THE COUNTIES RECORD 011 STUDY COVERS MORE THAN30 MINE AND PROSPECT AREAS RECORD 020 LANDS HELD BY VARIOUS OWNERS RECORD 030 LOCATION POINT IS ON SEVEN DEVILS MINE NEAR CENTE
Reference (Deposit): OR. DEPT. GEOL. AND MIN. INDUST. BULLETIN 17, 1942, P. 51.
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