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MOUNT HOOD WILDERNESS AND ADJACENT AREAS, OREGON.

Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
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Abstract

A mineral survey of the Mount Hood Wilderness, Oregon, was conducted. Geochemical data indicate two areas of substantiated mineral-resource potential containing weak epithermal mineralization: an area of the north side of Zigzag Mountain where vein-type lead-zinc-silver deposits occur and an area of the south side of Zigzag Mountain, where the upper part of a quartz diorite pluton has propylitic alteration associated with mineralization of copper, gold, silver, lead, and zinc in discontinuous veins. Geothermal-resource potential for low- to intermediate-temperature (less than 248 degree F) hot-water systems in the wilderness is probable in these areas. Part of the wilderness is classified as a Known Geothermal Resource Area (KGRA), which is considered to have probable geothermal-resource potential, and two parts of the wilderness have been included in geothermal lease areas.

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title MOUNT HOOD WILDERNESS AND ADJACENT AREAS, OREGON.
Series title Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
Volume 2
Year Published 1984
Language English
Larger Work Type Article
Larger Work Subtype Journal Article
Larger Work Title Geological Survey Professional Paper (United States)
First page 885
Last page 888