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Quartz Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 5524+ ft (1683+ m) NAVD 88
Prominence 800 ft (244 m)
Location Douglas County, Oregon, U.S.
Parent range Cascades
Topo map USGS Quartz Mountain

Quartz Mountain is a located 35 miles (56 km) east of Roseburg in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. Located within the Jackson Creek subbasin, a tributary of the South Umpqua River, Quartz Mountain rises to an elevation of 5,200 feet (1,585 m) in the Umpqua National Forest. It has a large deposit of high-purity silica.

The summit was the site of a Forest Service lookout tower until it was removed in 1970.

Quartz Mountain Lookout 1940
Quartz Mountain L-5 cab erected in 1933
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