Missing Link Group Prospect

The Missing Link Group Prospect is a mine located in Boise county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,400 feet.

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: Missing Link Group Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boise

Elevation: 5,400 Feet (1,646 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 43.99806, -115.83583

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Missing Link Group Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Missing Link Group Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Idaho
County: Boise
District: Boise Basin


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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LINEAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericite


Rocks

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Miocene

Name: Rhyolite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Miocene


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): JUST BELOW GRIMES CR. DIVIDE ON UPPER SLOPE OF PAYETTE R. CANYON

Comment (Workings): TWO TUNNELS


References

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, ALFRED L., 1947, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF BOISE BASIN, IDAHO, U. S. GEOL. SUR. BULL. 944 - C, P. 299

Reference (Deposit): 1947 GEOLMAP ANDERSON, A. L


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