The Saddle Prospect is a zinc, copper, lead, and silver mine located in Wallowa county, Oregon.
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.
Primary Mineral: Zinc, Copper, Lead, Silver
Lat, Long: 45.31472, -117.28056
Active Mining Claims
Claim data is for Mines level premium members. We are currently not accepting new Mines level members. Claims data may be served in a different format at a future date. Current Mines members will have this functionality supported for the duration of their membership.
Saddle Prospect MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Saddle Prospect
Land StatusAdministrative Organization: Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
PhysiographyGeneral Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Blue Mountain Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Triassic
|Comment: GREY TO BLACK ARGILLITE OF CLOVER CREEK GREENSTONE. ; GEOL.DESC: VEINLETS ASSOCIATED WITH APLITE DIKE, WHICH CAN BE TRACED FOR 2000 FT.|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: WEISS, P. L., AND TUCHEK, E. T., 1971 , MINERAL RESOURCES OF TEN AREAS PROPOSED AS ADDITIONS TO THE EAGLE CAP WILDERNESS, OREGON: U.S.G.S. OPEN-FILE REPORT, P. 44