Cox Canyon Chromite Occurrence

Occurrence in Coos county in Oregon, United States with commodity Chromium

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10200324
MRDS ID M015549
MAS/MILS ID 0410110250
Record type Site
Current site name Cox Canyon Chromite Occurrence
Alternate or previous names Cox Canyon Chromium
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Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -124.31339, 43.2673 (WGS84)
Elevation 46
Location accuracy 250(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Oregon Coos

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Willamette 026 S 014 W 36 SWSW Oregon


Commodity Importance
Chromium Primary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -124.31339, 43.2673

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Surface
Development status Occurrence
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No

Mineral rights holdings

Type of mineral rights Unknown

Land status

Ownership category Unknown

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0410110250
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M015549 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 945-E, 1944, P. 129.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 26-JUN-92 Western Field Operations Center (WFOC) U.S. Bureau of Mines