Wonder Group

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

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10043083
MRDS ID M061572
Record type Site
Current site name Wonder Group
Related records 10128361

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -123.84644, 42.27288 (WGS84)
Elevation 1006
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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 SE OF SE OF SW Oregon

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Chromium Primary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chromite Ore
Talc Gangue

Analytical data

Result HIGH GRADE FROM WONDER #2 CUTS ASSAYED 42.03% CR2O3, 11.64% FE
Result FROM WONDER #1 ASSAYED 42.74% CR2O3, 13.63% FE

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Metamorphic Rock > Serpentinite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -123.84644, 42.27288

Geologic structures

Type of structure Local
Structure description Landslide

Ore body information

  • General form LENS, STRINGERS
    Width 1.52M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Significant No

Land status

Area name Siskiyou National Forest

Production statistics

  • Year 1953
    Material ORE
    Accuracy Estimate
    Description Ap_Grade: ^50. % Cr2o3
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Cr2O3 Chromium Chromium 50wt-pct
  • Year 1954
    Material ORE
    Accuracy Estimate
    Description Ap_Grade: ^48. % Cr2o3 (Conc)
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Cr2O3 Chromium Chromium 48wt-pct
  • Year 1955
    Material ORE
    Accuracy Estimate
    Description Ap_Grade: ^53. % Cr2o3 (Conc)
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Cr2O3 Chromium Chromium 53wt-pct
  • Year 1955
    Material ORE
    Accuracy Estimate
    Description Ap_Grade: ^50. % Cr2o3 (Conc.)
    Importance Item Commodity Group Amount recovered Grade Recovery percentage
    Major Cr2O3 Chromium Chromium 50wt-pct

Comments on the production information

  • AFTER EXPLORATION & SOME MINING OPERATION WAS SHUT DOWN FOR LACK OF MILLING ORE

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M061572
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0410150026

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

    U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY MISC. FIELD STUDIES MAP MF-1240-E, 1982, MAP NO. 12.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-JUN-1977 Unknown U.S. Geological Survey
Updater 01-AUG-1993 Gray, Jerry J. Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries