Pinky Prospect Lower Burnt River

The Pinky Prospect Lower Burnt River is a mine located in Baker county, Oregon at an elevation of 4,800 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: Pinky Prospect Lower Burnt River  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation: 4,800 Feet (1,463 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 44.5497, -117.87610

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Pinky Prospect Lower Burnt River MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Pinky Prospect Lower Burnt River
Secondary: Turtle Bug
Secondary: Pinky Prospect


Tertiary: Manganese


State: Oregon
County: Baker

Land Status

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Type: Unknown


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Owner Name: Lars Larson And J H Spivey
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: 1957
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES RI 5472, 1959, P. 12-13.

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