Uncle Sam Slide Creek

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10042695
MRDS ID M060601
Record type Site
Current site name Uncle Sam Slide Creek
Alternate or previous names Marguerite
Related records 10200453

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -123.84005, 42.2776 (WGS84)
Elevation 1052
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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 11 Oregon

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Chromium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chromite Ore

Analytical data

Result SAMPLE FROM ORE PILE ASSAYED 34.84% CR2O3, 15.85% FE

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Serpentinite
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Jurassic

Nearby scientific data

(1) -123.84005, 42.2776

Ore body information

  • General form LENS
    Plunge SOUTHWEST

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Land status

Ownership category National Forest
Area name Siskiyou National Forest

Production statistics

  • Year 1944
    Material ORE
    Accuracy Estimate
    Description Ap_Grade: ^38. % Cr2o3
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Cr2O3 Chromium Chromium 38wt-pct
  • Year 1944
    Material ORE
    Accuracy Estimate
    Description Ap_Grade: ^45. % Cr2o3
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Cr2O3 Chromium Chromium 45wt-pct
  • Year 1945
    Material ORE
    Accuracy Estimate
    Description Ap_Grade: ^44. % Cr2o3
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Cr2O3 Chromium Chromium 44wt-pct

Comments on the production information

  • PRODUCTION FOR CLAIMS LISTED UNDER UNCLE SAM AND MARGUERITE.

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M060601
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0410150169

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    RAMP, LEN, 1961, CHROMITE IN SOUTHWESTERN OREGON: OREGON DEPT. GEOLOGY AND MINERAL IND. BULL. 52, 169 P.

  • Deposit

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

  • Deposit

    RAMP, L. AND OTHERS, 1977, GEOLOGY, MINERAL RESOURCES AND ROCK MATERIAL OF CURRY COUNTY, OREGON; ODGMI BULL. 93, P.32

General comments

Subject category Comment text
Deposit RECORD NUMBER (M013621) HAS BEEN MERGED WITH THIS RECORD AND DELETED FROM THE OREGON FILE.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-MAR-1974 Unknown U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-APR-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