The Deer Park Group is a antimony mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,001 feet.
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Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.8744, -115.36720
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Deer Park Group MRDS details
Primary: Deer Park Group
Secondary: Hope and Deer Park Groups Prospect
District: Black Warrior Basin District
Land ownership: National Forest
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Administrative Organization: Boise National Forest
Owner Name: Oscar V. Svennson
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Sawtooth Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Location): East Side Of Swanholm Creek And Near Its End
Comment (Development): Hope Group (10 Unpatented Claims); Deer Park Group (4 Unpatented Claims)
Comment (Workings): Bulldozer Cuts On Gold Shear Zone, Open Pit On Antimony Zone.
Comment (Deposit): Also A 100 - Ft. Wide Zone Of Parallel Quartz Antimony Veins, Up To 3 Ft Wide, Strike N 20 Deg E.
Reference (Deposit): Green, W. R., 1968, Hope And Deer Park Groups: Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology Open - File Report
Reference (Deposit): 1968 Asarco, Green, Open - File Report
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