Lost Creek Quartz Prospect

Prospect in Wallowa county in Oregon, United States with commodities Garnet, Copper, Gold, Molybdenum, Nickel, Silver

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10275002
MAS/MILS ID 0410630076
Record type Site
Current site name Lost Creek Quartz Prospect

Geographic coordinates

Point of reference Main Entrance
Geographic coordinates: -117.37793, 45.29816 (WGS84)
Elevation 2194
Location accuracy 100(meters)
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Oregon Wallowa

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Willamette 003 S 043 E 13 SE Oregon


Commodity Importance
Garnet Tertiary
Copper Primary
Gold Tertiary
Molybdenum Tertiary
Nickel Primary
Silver Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Bornite Unknown
Calcite Unknown
Chalcopyrite Unknown
Epidote Unknown
Hercynite Unknown
Malachite Unknown
Molybdenite Unknown
Pyrite Unknown
Quartz Unknown
Scheelite Unknown

Nearby scientific data

Main Entrance (1) -117.37793, 45.29816

Ore body information

  • Thickness 50M
    Depth to top 0M
    Width 120M
    Length 240M
    Field Value
    MAS Matrix # 1
    MAS Column # 1
    Type of Orebody #1 REPLACEMENT
    Shape of Orebody #1 IRREGULAR
    Primary mode of Origin CONT METASOMATIC
    Primary Ore Control IGNEOUS
    Secondary Ore Control LITHOLOGY
    Degree of Wallrock Alter. SLIGHT
    Type of Wallrock Alter. #1 CARBONATE SILIC
    Minimum Depth to Top 0
    Avg. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Min. Thick. Unconsol. Mat. 0
    Date of Last Modification 830316
  • Area 5HA
    Field Value
    Total Surface Area (HA) 5
    Date of Last Modification 910418

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Operation type Underground
Development status Prospect
Commodity type Both metallic and non-metallic
Significant No

Mining district

District name Wallowa Mountains

Land status

Ownership category National Wilderness

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
U.S. Bureau of Mines Minerals Availability System MAS 0410630076

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit


  • Deposit

    P. 75.

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 03-SEP-92 Tuchek U.S. Bureau of Mines