Black Bear Claim

Occurrence in Josephine county in Oregon, United States with commodity Gold

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10032203
MRDS ID M013502
Record type Site
Current site name Black Bear Claim
Related records 10249419

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -123.74283, 42.29565 (WGS84)
Relative position SW1/4 NE1/4
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Oregon Josephine

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Willamette 038S 009W 03 SW OF NE Oregon

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Gold Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metavolcanic Rock
    Rock unit name Rogue Volcanics
    Rock description Rogue Volcanics
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -123.74283, 42.29565

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: GOLD VALUES CAME FROM A WELL-DEFINED QUARTZ LEDGE.

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Illinois -Chetco

Land status

Ownership category National Forest
Area name Siskiyou National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M013502
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0410330229

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1942, ODGMI BULL. 14-C, VOL. 2, SEC. 1, P.124

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JAN-1974 Lee, W U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-FEB-1981 Ferns, Mark L. (Brooks, Howard C.) U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-AUG-1993 Gray, Jerry J. Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries