Hubbard Creek Beach Placer

Occurrence in Curry county in Oregon, United States with commodities Gold, Platinum, Chromium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10036448
MRDS ID M025250
Record type Site
Current site name Hubbard Creek Beach Placer
Related records 10274611

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -124.47563, 42.7337 (WGS84)
Relative position ABOUT 1.75 MI SOUTHEAST OF PORT ORFORD
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Oregon Curry

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Willamette 033S 015W 09 NE4 Oregon

Comments on the location information

  • IN HUMBUG MOUNTAIN STATE PARK. LOCATION GIVEN IS AT MOUTH OF HUBBARD CREEK

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Platinum Primary
Chromium Primary

Comments on the commodity information

  • UNVERIFIED REPORT OF PT

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chromite Ore
Gold Ore

Mineral occurrence model information

Model code 119
USGS model code 39a
BC deposit profile C01. C02
Deposit model name Placer Au-PGE
Mark3 model number 54

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Unconsolidated Deposit > Sand and Gravel
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Holocene

Nearby scientific data

(1) -124.47563, 42.7337

Ore body information

  • General form BEACH SAND DEPOSITS

Controls for ore emplacement

  • Wave Action

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

Land status

Ownership category State Park

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M025250
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0410150334

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    RAMP, LEN, SCHLICKER, H.G., AND GRAY, J.J., 1977, GEOLOGY, MINERAL RESOURCES, AND ROCK MATERIAL OF CURRY COUNTY, OREGON: OREGON DEPARTMENT OF GEOLOGY AND MINERAL INDUSTRIES BULLETIN 93, TABLE 7

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit LOCATION ONLY. NO INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON GEOLOGY OR DEVELOPMENT. ; INFO.SRC : 1 PUB LIT

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-APR-1981 Ferns, Mark L. (Brooks, Howard C.) Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries
Updater 01-MAY-1989 Peterson, Jocelyn A. U.S. Geological Survey