The Old Mine Workings is a mine located in Bannock county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,801 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.
Elevation: 5,801 Feet (1,768 Meters)
Lat, Long: 42.3072, -112.09280
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Old Mine Workings MRDS details
Primary: Old Mine Workings
District: Fort Hall 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: Caribou National Forest
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Development): 2 OR 3 LODE CLAIMS
Reference (Deposit): DOTSON, J. C., 1957, IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY OPEN - FILE REPORT, 2 P
Reference (Deposit): 1957 RECON ID. BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. OPEN FILE REPT
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