Pearsoll Peak Dunite

Occurrence in Curry county in Oregon, United States with commodity Olivine

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10043231
MRDS ID M061793
Record type Site
Current site name Pearsoll Peak Dunite

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -123.85255, 42.27982 (WGS84)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Oregon Curry

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
038S 010W 11 W Oregon

Comments on the location information

  • W EDGE LAND STATUS VALUE CALCULATED 7-94 USING GIS OVERLAY ANALYSIS WITH USFS LAND OWNERSHIP BOUNDARIES, 1:126,720 SCALE.

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Olivine Primary

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) -123.85255, 42.27982

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
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

Comments on the workings information

  • OUTCROP

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M061793
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0410150357

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    RAMP, L. AND OTHERS, 1977, GEOLOGY, MINERAL RESOURCES AND ROCK MATERIAL OF CURRY COUNTY, OREGON; ODGMI BULL. 93, P. 55

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1978 Smith, Roscoe M. 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