Red Mound Claims

The Red Mound Claims is a mine located in Baker county, Oregon at an elevation of 2,398 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: Red Mound Claims  

State:  Oregon

County:  Baker

Elevation: 2,398 Feet (731 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 45.0142, -116.86330

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Red Mound Claims MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Red Mound Claims
Secondary: Red Mound
Secondary: Rogers Group


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Oregon
County: Baker
District: Homestead


Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Jones, William E.
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Oregon
Info Year: 1976


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Chalcopyrite
Unknown: Sphalerite
Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Pyrite
Unknown: Malachite
Unknown: Limonite
Unknown: Calcite
Unknown: Barite
Unknown: Azurite


Comments

Comment (Deposit): THERE ARE NO RESERVES AT RED MOUND PROSPECT THE RED MOUND PROSPECT LIES 1 MILE SOUTHWEST OF IRON DIKE MI


References

Reference (Deposit): OR. DEPT. GEOL. AND MIN. INDUST. BULLETIN 14-A, 1939, P. 64.


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