The Otter Point Beach is a chromium mine located in Curry county, Oregon.
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Primary Mineral: Chromium
Lat, Long: 42.45944, -124.42083
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Otter Point Beach MRDS details
Site NamePrimary: Otter Point Beach
District: Beach Area
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Beach Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
|Comment: NW 1/4 SEC. 13; (6/27/91: NW 1/4 OF SEC. 13 IS OFF THE COAST, SO I HAVE MOVED THE LOCATION TO PLOT ON THE BEACH; ORIGINAL WAS 42-30-34N AND 124-25-33W; NEW LAT AND LONG ARE ESTIMATED)|
|Comment: ALTERNATING LAYERS OF BLACK AND BROWN SAND|
Reference Category: Deposit
Reference: GRIGGS, A. B., 1944 , CHROMITE - BEARING SANDS OF THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE COAST OF OREGON: USGS BULL. 945 - E, P. 145