Metzger Property

Occurrence in Wallowa county in Oregon, United States with commodities Molybdenum, Tungsten, Copper, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10032856
MRDS ID M014633
Record type Site
Current site name Metzger Property
Related records 10153526

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -117.33603, 45.32569 (WGS84)
Elevation 2164
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Oregon Wallowa

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Willamette 003S 044E 05 Oregon

Comments on the location information

  • ON LITTLE GRANITE CREEK WHICH FLOWS INTO HURRICANE CREEK ABOUT 4 MILES BY ROAD WEST OF THE TOWN OF JOSEPH

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Molybdenum Primary
Tungsten Primary
Copper Primary
Silver Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Molybdenite Ore
Scheelite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Mafic Intrusive Rock > Diorite
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Metasedimentary Rock > Marble

Nearby scientific data

(1) -117.33603, 45.32569

Ore body information

  • Width 2.44M

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Contact Zone

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: LITTLE MINERALIZATION

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Wallowa Range

Land status

Area name Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

Comments on the workings information

  • SEVERAL OPEN CUTS.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M014633
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0410630002

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    OREGON METAL MINES HANDBOOK, 1939 , ODGMI BULL. 14 - A, P. 118 .

  • Deposit

    LEMMON, D. M., AND TWETO, O. L., 1962 , TUNGSTEN IN THE U.S., USGS MAP, MR - 25 .

  • Deposit

    WOLFE, H. D., AND WHITE, D. J., 1951 , ODGMI GMI SHORT PAPER 22 , P. 22 .

  • Deposit

    U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL. 1385-E, TABLE 3, NO. 9, P. 72.

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit RECORD (D001334) MERGED AND DELETED FROM THE OREGON FILE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1976 Lee, W. U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-AUG-1978 Bradley, Robin (Walker, George W.) U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-AUG-1993 Gray, Jerry J. Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries