Greenhorn polymetallic veins

The Greenhorn polymetallic veins is a gold 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: Greenhorn polymetallic veins  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker


Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 44.7, -118.41670

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Greenhorn polymetallic veins MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Greenhorn polymetallic veins


Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Platinum


State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Greenhorn District

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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: polymetallic vein
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
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Significant: Y


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

Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): OR. DEPT. GEOL. AND MIN. INDUST. BULLETIN 61, 1968, P. 103.

Reference (Deposit): OR. DEPT. GEOL. AND MIN. INDUST. BULLETIN 14-B, 1941, P. 62.

Reference (Deposit): OR. DEPT. GEOL. AND MIN. INDUST. BULLETIN 14-A, 1939, P. 66.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY ANN. REPT. 22, 1901, P. 702.

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