The Bostic is a mercury mine located in Idaho county, Idaho.
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Primary Mineral: Mercury
Lat, Long: 45.2031, -115.91440
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Bostic MRDS details
Secondary: Lost Chance Mercury
Secondary: Anns Lake
Secondary: Bostic Mercury Prospect
Owner Name: Tran Smith
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
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.
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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