Bostic

The Bostic is a mercury 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: Bostic  

State:  Idaho

County:  Idaho

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Mercury

Lat, Long: 45.2031, -115.91440

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Bostic MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Bostic
Secondary: Lost Chance Mercury
Secondary: Anns Lake
Secondary: Bostic Mercury Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Mercury


Location

State: Idaho
County: Idaho


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Tran Smith


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Cinnabar


Comments

Comment (Location): Located At Center Of Section

Comment (Location): Reference Reports The Location Of This Prospect Incorrectly. A 1992 Field Check Shows The Prospect In Sec. 6, T. 21 N., R. 5 E.


References

Reference (Deposit): Mercury In Idaho, 1965, U.S. Bureau Of Mines Ic 8252, 1965, Table 22, P. 213.

Reference (Deposit): U.S. Bureau Of Mines Mla, 9-93, Appd, A, #1.


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