Oakie Claim, Benner-Barrington Group

Occurrence in Plumas county in California, United States with commodity Chromium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10043607
MRDS ID M100400
Record type Site
Current site name Oakie Claim, Benner-Barrington Group

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -120.98298, 39.84932 (WGS84)
Elevation 1524
Location accuracy 1000(meters)
Relative position Assumed Spot Center Se Of Sw, Sect. 16.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States California Plumas

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Mount Diablo 023N 009E 16 SE OF SW California


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 Cretaceous

Nearby scientific data

(1) -120.98298, 39.84932

Ore body information

  • General form LENSE

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mining district

District name Middle Fork Of Feather River Area

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Ownership information

  • Type Owner
    Owner Benner, A. A. And Barrington, R. E.
    Home office Quincy, Ca.

Comments on the workings information


Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M100400

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    RYNEARSON, G. A., 1953, CDMG BULL 134, PT. 3, CHAPT. 5, P. 297, 298

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-SEP-82 Oster, Karel L. (Albers, John P.) U.S. Geological Survey