Pullman Prospect

The Pullman Prospect is a gold mine located in Idaho county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,001 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: Pullman Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Idaho

Elevation: 2,001 Feet (610 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 45.8553, -116.78500

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Pullman Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Pullman Prospect


Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Silver


State: Idaho
County: Idaho
District: Grangeville Area

Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.


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Type: Surface/Underground


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Walla Walla Plateau
Physiographic Detail: Clearwater Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Sericitization, Silicification, Pyritization


Name: Tuff
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Permian

Name: Tuff
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Permian

Name: Tuff
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Permian

Analytical Data

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Ore: Gold
Ore: Malachite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Calcite


Comment (Workings): Open Cuts And Pits And 2 Adits. Lower Tunnel 50 Ft. Vertically Above Water Level; Upper Tunnel 175 Ft. Vertically Above Water Level Of The Salmon River. 1320 Ft. Of Workings In Lower Level; 400 Ft. Of Workings In Upper Level.


Reference (Deposit): Wagner, W. R., 1945, A Geological Reconnaissance Between The Snake And Salmon Rivers North Of Riggins, Id.: Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology Pamphlet 74, 16 P

Reference (Deposit): 1945 Recon Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geol. Pamphlet 74

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