Section 36 Chromium Occurence

Occurrence in Coos county in Oregon, United States with commodity Chromium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10033244
MRDS ID M015544
Record type Site
Current site name Section 36 Chromium Occurence
Related records 10274468

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -124.30202, 43.27841 (WGS84)
Relative position 7 MILES BY ROAD SOUTH OF CHARLESTON
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Oregon Coos

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Willamette 026S 014W 36 N OF SW Oregon

Comments on the location information

  • N 1/2 SW 1/4

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Chromium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chromite Ore

Analytical data

Result 3.6 % CR2O3 WITH 2.5 % CUTOFF

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Unconsolidated Deposit > Sand and Gravel

Nearby scientific data

(1) -124.30202, 43.27841

Ore body information

  • General form MODIFIED LENTICULAR SHAPE

Comments on the geologic information

  • GEOL.DESC: STAINED AND CEMENTED SANDS

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Beach Area

Ownership information

  • Type Operator
    Owner Pacific Co.
  • Type Owner
    Owner Coos County Road Department

Comments on the workings information

  • 110 DRILL HOLES

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M015544
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0410110247

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    GRIGGS, A. B., 1944 , CHROMITE - BEARING SANDS OF THE SOUTHERN PART OF THE COAST OF OREGON: US GS BULL. 945 - E, P. 128

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit ROUGHLY TRIANGULAR - SHAPED; TRENDING NORTHEASTWARD

Reporter information

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