Parkerville and Winterville

The Parkerville and Winterville is a gold mine located in Baker county, Oregon at an elevation of 4,600 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: Parkerville and Winterville  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation: 4,600 Feet (1,402 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 44.4622, -121.15360

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Parkerville and Winterville MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Parkerville and Winterville
Secondary: Parkerville Diggings
Secondary: Greenhorn Placers


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Chromium


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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: Unknown


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Penrod, A. D.
Home Office: Oregon
Info Year: 1980


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Placer
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): LOCATED IN GREENHORN MINING DISTRICT


References

Reference (Deposit): P. 125.

Reference (Deposit): DOGAMI MINERAL RESOURCES OF OREGON, 1916, V. 1, NO. 6,

Reference (Deposit): U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY ANN. REPT. NO. 22, 1901, P. 703.


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