The Magpie Mine is a gold mine located in Baker county, Oregon at an elevation of 4,199 feet.
About the MRDS Data:
Elevation: 4,199 Feet (1,280 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 44.8547, -117.35500
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Magpie Mine MRDS details
Primary: Magpie Mine
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): OR. DEPT. GEOL. AND MIN. INDUST. BULLETIN 14-A, 1939, P. 89.
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