Hanscum

Producer in Curry county in Oregon, United States with commodity Chromium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10042694
MRDS ID M060600
Record type Site
Current site name Hanscum
Alternate or previous names Slide Creek Group
Related records 10298804

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -123.84449, 42.27232 (WGS84)
Elevation 829
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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 038S 010W 14 Oregon

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Chromium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chromite Ore

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Ultramafic Intrusive Rock > Peridotite > Dunite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -123.84449, 42.27232

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Pearsoll Peak

Land status

Ownership category National Forest
Area name Siskiyou National Forest

Production statistics

  • Year 1943
    Period 1943
    Material ORE
    Accuracy Estimate
    Description Cp_Grade: ^35 Cr2o3
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Cr2O3 Chromium Chromium 35wt-pct

Comments on the reserve resource information

  • 100-200 TONS POSSIBLE RESERVES IN 1943

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M060600
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0410150362

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    THAYER, T. P., 1974, UNPUBL. DATA

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-OCT-1979 Johnson, Maureen G. 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