Antonson Mining Co. Placer

The Antonson Mining Co. Placer is a mine located in Boise county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,799 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: Antonson Mining Co. Placer  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boise

Elevation: 3,799 Feet (1,158 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 43.8225, -115.83472

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Antonson Mining Co. Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Antonson Mining Co. Placer


Commodity

Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Idaho
County: Boise
District: Idaho City


Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1937
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral Not 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

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Orebody

Form: TABULAR


Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

Name: Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pliocene

Name: Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Pliocene


Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

Comment (Location): S. SIDE OF MOORE'S CR, JUST S. OF IDAHO CITY

Comment (Workings): SEVERAL MILES OF DITCH, 400 FT OF FLUME, WORKED BY PIPING, 2 GIANTS WITH 3 - INCH NOZZLES

Comment (Deposit): CLAY BEDROCK SLOPES STEEPLY TOWARD MOORES CREEK.


References

Reference (Deposit): 1938 GEOLMAP USBM INF. CIRC 702

Reference (Deposit): METZGER, 1938, RECONNAISSANCE OF PLACER MINING IN BOISE COUNTY, IDAHO, USBM INF. CIRC. 7028, P. 31


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