Gold Dust

The Gold Dust is a gold mine located in Idaho county, Idaho.

About the MRDS Data:

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.

Mine Info

Name: Gold Dust  

State:  Idaho

County:  Idaho

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 45.3453, -115.79560

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Gold Dust MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Gold Dust


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: REE
Tertiary: Titanium


Location

State: Idaho
County: Idaho


Land Status

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: Payette National Forest


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Surface
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: FS MIN EXAM 1958 PLUMB ASSAY 1958 BLACK AND DEASON SALT LAKE CITY


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): Prospect Is Reported In Secs. 11, 12, And 14. This Data Came From A U.S. Forest Service Mineral Examination In 1958. Additional Data May Be Available In The 2810 Files At McCall, ID.


References

Reference (Deposit): Mines And Prospects Of The Elk City Quad., IBMG Mines And Prospects Map Series, V E Mitchell, Et Al.


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