The Waldo Hills Bauxite is a aluminum mine located in Marion county, Oregon.
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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.
Lat, Long: 44.8842, -122.92560
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Waldo Hills Bauxite MRDS details
Primary: Waldo Hills Bauxite
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Puget Trough
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): OR. DEPT. GEOL. AND MIN. INDUST. BULLETIN 46, 1956.
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