Links

OREGON

 Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)700-PM Water Quality General Permit

Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI)Geological Maps, Publications, Reports

Oregon Historical Mining InformationLarge Scale Mine Maps, Publications, Reports, Historical Commodities Records

WASHINGTON

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)Gold and Fish: Rules for Mineral Prospecting and Placer Mining

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)Individual Hydraulic Project Approval (HPA) Application

Washington State Department of EcologyMineral Prospecting and Placer Mining

Washington State Department of Natural ResourcesPublications, Maps, and Data

THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT (BLM)

BLM Land Status & Cadastral Survey RecordsOregon and Washington States lookup & download land surveys.

BLM Mineral & Land Records System (MLRS) Replacement for the old LR2000 mine claim lookup system listed below. The new MLRS is similar to the old BLM GeoCommunicator and uses a map to help locate your area of interest (AOI).

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM)Legacy Rehost 2000 (LR2000) is being phased out and replaced by the new (MLRS) system listed above.

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), General Land Office (GLO) Records Automation websiteLand Patents & Surveys

UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY (U.S.G.S.)

U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.) Mineral Resources Online Spatial Data & Interactive maps and downloadable data for regional and global analysis.

U.S. Geological Survey (U.S.G.S.)The Publication Warehouse provides access to over 160,000 publications written by USGS scientists over the century-plus history of the bureau.

SOFTWARE

QGIS A Free and Open Source Geographic Information System for viewing Free GIS data from the BLM, U.S.F.S. & U.S.G.S. websites to make your own maps. Available on PC, Mac, or Linux.

Google Earth Pro on the desktop is free for users with advanced feature needs. Import and export GIS data, and go back in time with historical imagery. Available on PC, Mac, or Linux.

GEMSTONES & MINERAL LINKS

Online Database of Luminescent minerals more than 1000 pictures and 400 spectra of luminescent minerals.

Revised 11-30-2021