Everrett Graves Placer

The Everrett Graves Placer is a gold mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,601 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: Everrett Graves Placer  

State:  Idaho

County:  Elmore

Elevation: 6,601 Feet (2,012 Meters)

Commodity: Gold

Lat, Long: 43.5128, -115.30170

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Everrett Graves Placer MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Everrett Graves Placer


Primary: Gold


State: Idaho
County: Elmore
District: Pine District

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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Owner Name: Everett Graves, Et. Al.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Placer
Operation Type: Placer
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Sawtooth Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Name: Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Holocene

Name: Gravel
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Holocene

Analytical Data

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Ore: Gold


Comment (Workings): May Extend From River Bank Up To 700 Ft. Away.

Comment (Development): 1 20 - Acre Claim


Reference (Deposit): Asher, R. R., 1964, Everett Graves Placer Deposit: Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology Open - File Report

Reference (Deposit): 1964 Recon Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology Open - File Rept

Reference (Deposit): V.E. Mitchell, Et. Al; Mines And Prospects Map Series, 1981, Hailey Quad

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