The Lone Pine Mine is a lead mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,902 feet.
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All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.
Elevation: 4,902 Feet (1,494 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.4603, -115.32560
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Lone Pine Mine MRDS details
Primary: Lone Pine Mine
Secondary: Lone Pine Sulphide Mine
Secondary: Owens Group
District: Pine District
Land ownership: National Forest
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Administrative Organization: Boise National Forest
Owner Name: Lone Pine Sulphide Mines Inc. (Thomas Potter, Trustee)
Owner Name: Thomas Potter
Home Office: Pine, Id.
Years: 1944 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Underground
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Comment (Location): Old Townsite Of Pine Flooded By Anderson Ranch Reservoir, New Townsite Is About 2 Mi N Of The Old One.
Comment (Location): Original coordinates for line#1 were: lat/long NAD27 43-27-37N 115-19-13W (43.46028 -115.32028); UTM N4813100 E635900 Z11N; PLSS line# 1: Meridian- Boise, TWNSHP 002N;002N, RNG 010E;009E, Sect 31;36, Sect_fract
Comment (Production): Prod. < 500 Tons. 3 Patented 10 Unpatented Claims.
Reference (Deposit): War Mineral Memo 1944 Idao Mineral Property File 30.10.
Reference (Deposit): Commodity Files, USGS, Spokane W
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