The Black Bird Number One Claim is a mine located in Baker county, Oregon at an elevation of 4,131 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: 4,131 Feet (1,259 Meters)
Lat, Long: 44.7169, -117.64390
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Black Bird Number One Claim MRDS details
Primary: Black Bird Number One Claim
Owner Name: Fugit, A. L.
Home Office: Oregon
Info Year: 1974
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1942
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): 1/4 MI. N. OF NO NAME
Reference (Deposit): OR. DEPT. GEOL. AND MIN. INDUST. BULLETIN 17, 1942, P. 49-50
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