Deer Park Group

The Deer Park Group is a antimony mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,001 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: Deer Park Group  

State:  Idaho

County:  Elmore

Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Antimony

Lat, Long: 43.8744, -115.36720

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Deer Park Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Deer Park Group
Secondary: Hope and Deer Park Groups Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Antimony
Secondary: Gold


Location

State: Idaho
County: Elmore
District: Black Warrior Basin 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

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Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: Oscar V. Svennson


Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
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

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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.


References

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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