Vishneo Lode

The Vishneo Lode is a mine located in Custer county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,999 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: Vishneo Lode  

State:  Idaho

County:  Custer

Elevation: 7,999 Feet (2,438 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 44.3794, -114.67920

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Vishneo Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Vishneo Lode
Secondary: Vishneu


Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Gold


State: Idaho
County: Custer
District: Yankee Fork District

Land Status

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Type: Underground


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Underground
Discovery Method: Unknown
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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Name: Latite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Oligocene

Analytical Data

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Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Calcite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comment (Location): Upper Slope South of Adair Creek, Just East of General Custer

Comment (Workings): 2 Tunnels, 1 Shaft

Comment (Geology): Fracture Zone Strikes N 60 Deg E and Dips 70 - 85 Deg NW.


Reference (Deposit): Anderson, A. L., 1949, Silver - Gold Deposits Of The Yankee Fork District, Custer County, Idaho: Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology Pamphlet 83, 37 P

Reference (Deposit): U.S. Bureau Of Mines Open-File Report MLA 6-91, 1991, Table A-3, No. 443, P. 210.

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