Low Grade Prospect

The Low Grade Prospect is a mine located in Baker county, Oregon at an elevation of 3,999 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: Low Grade Prospect  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation: 3,999 Feet (1,219 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 44.6931, -117.59560

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Low Grade Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Low Grade Prospect
Secondary: Pleasant Val
Secondary: Low-Grade Prospect


Tertiary: Manganese


State: Oregon
County: Baker

Land Status

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Type: Private Lease
Type: Unknown


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

Owner Name: Frank Demerrit
Home Office: Oregon
Info Year: 1974


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1942
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Comment (Location): ALSO LOCATED IN SECTIONS 16, 17, 21, AND 22.


Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES RI 5472, 1959, P. 7-8.

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