Cape Blanco Mine

Past Producer in Curry county in Oregon, United States with commodities Gold, Osmium, Platinum

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10274274
MRDS ID M015574
MAS/MILS ID 0410150130
Record type Site
Current site name Cape Blanco Mine
Related records 10033270

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Ore Body
Geographic coordinates: -124.52979, 42.80401 (WGS84)
Elevation 12
Location accuracy 500(meters)
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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 032 S 016 W 12 Oregon


Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Osmium Tertiary
Platinum Tertiary

Nearby scientific data

Ore Body (1) -124.52979, 42.80401

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

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

Land status

Ownership category National Forest

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0410150130
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS M015574 MAS references MRDS

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 945-E, 1944, P. 147.

  • Deposit

    OR. DEPT. GEOL. AND MIN. INDUST. BULLETIN 93, 1977, P. 29.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 24-JUL-92 Western Field Operations Center (WFOC) U.S. Bureau of Mines