Runover Claim

The Runover Claim is a gold mine located in Custer 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: Runover Claim  

State:  Idaho

County:  Custer

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

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 44.3844, -114.72060

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Runover Claim MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Runover Claim


Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


State: Idaho
County: Custer
District: Yankee Fork District

Land Status

Land ownership: Private
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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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Underground
Discovery Year: 1906
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral Not In Place
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Salmon River Mountains

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAYS AVG. 5 - 15 OZ AU/TON


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Comment (Location): Near Mouth Jordan Creek


Reference (Deposit): Bell, R. N., 1908, Ninth Annual Report Of The Mining Industry Of Idaho For The Year 1907, 217 P

Reference (Deposit): 1908 Compile 9th Ann. Rept. Of Idaho State Mine Inspector, 1909

Reference (Deposit): U.S. Bureau Of Mines Open-File Report MLA 6-91, 1991, Table A-3, No. 430, P. 207.

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