The Hazel Pine Mine is a silver, lead, and gold mine located in Cassia county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,001 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead, Gold
Lat, Long: 42.0817, -113.02920
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Hazel Pine Mine MRDS details
Primary: Hazel Pine Mine
District: Black Pine District
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: Sawtooth National Forest
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: IRREGULAR, CHIMNEY - LIKE MASSES
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidized
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian
Comment (Workings): S. END VEIN PROSPECTED BY SERIES OF SHAFTS, TUNNELS, DRIFTS AND GLORY HOLES
Comment (Production): REPORTED THAT 14 CARS OF ORE HAVE BEEN SHIPPED. ORE WAS SAID TO CONTAIN GOLD, SILVER, AND LEAD.
Comment (Location): BASE OF BLACK PINE RANGE. 1 MI. S. OF MOUTH OF MINERAL GULCH.
Reference (Production): ANDERSON, A. L., 1931, ID. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL., BULL. 14
Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., 1931 GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF EASTERN CASSIA COUNTY, ID.: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULL. 14, 169 P
Reference (Deposit): 1931 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOLOGY BULL. 1
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