Daisy Deposit

The Daisy Deposit is a gold mine located in Idaho county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,499 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: Daisy Deposit  

State:  Idaho

County:  Idaho

Elevation: 5,499 Feet (1,676 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 45.4256, -115.86560

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Daisy Deposit MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Daisy Deposit
Secondary: Two Margaret
Secondary: Goodenough


Primary: Gold


State: Idaho
County: Idaho
District: Marshall Lake 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: Two Margaret Mining Co.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Underground
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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Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation, Silicification


Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Analytical Data

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Comment (Deposit): 2 Veins, The Daisy And The Goodenough

Comment (Location): W. Side Bear Creek About 1.5 Mi By Road N. Of Golden Anchor Mine


Reference (Deposit): Lorain, S. H., 1938, Gold Mining And Milling In Idaho County, Idaho: USBM Inf. Circ. 7039, 90 P

Reference (Deposit): Bell, R.N., 1911, Thirteenth Annual Report Of The Mining Industry Of Idaho For The Year 1911, P. 72-73.

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