Atlanta Gold Mines Corporation

The Atlanta Gold Mines Corporation is a gold and silver mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,600 feet.

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Mine Info

Name: Atlanta Gold Mines Corporation  

State:  Idaho

County:  Elmore

Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 43.7939, -115.12720

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Atlanta Gold Mines Corporation MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Atlanta Gold Mines Corporation
Secondary: Washington
Secondary: Gold Nugget
Secondary: Wonder


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Elmore
District: Atlanta District Or Middle Boise District


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: Boise National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
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

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


Orebody

Form: BUNCHES, LENSES , POD


Structure

Type: L
Description: Brecciation, Fault


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ONE ASSAY REPORTS $40 AU/TON FROM RICH ORE VEIN 12 TO 18 INCHES WIDE


Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Deposit): . IN UPPER TUNNEL, LODE IS CUT OFF BY FAULT THAT STRIKES N 40 DEG E, DIPS VERTICALLY

Comment (Workings): SEVERAL HUNDRED FEET OF WORKINGS, MOSTLY INACCESSIBLE

Comment (Production): AT LEAST 6,406 OZ WERE PRODUCED

Comment (Location): LOWER QUARTZ GULCH; PREVIOUS QUAD DESIGNATION = BOISE 1:250000; LATITUDE-LONGITUDE VALUES CALCULATED FROM TOWNSHIP, RANGE, SECTION.

Comment (Development): 6 UNPATENTED CLAIMS, 20 STAMP MILL


References

Reference (Production): ANDERSON, A. L., 1939, IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. PAM. 49, P. 67

Reference (Deposit): 1939 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. PAM. 49

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., 1939, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS, ATLANTA DISTRICT, ELMORE CO., IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. PAM. 49, P. 67

Reference (Deposit): Josey, W.L., 2009, National Instrument 43-101 Technical Report and Resource Estimate of the Atlanta Project Elmore County, Idaho, USA, prepared for Atlanta Gold Inc, Toronto, Canada. March 30, 2009, 83 p


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