Gold Run Mine

The Gold Run Mine is a gold mine located in Idaho county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,500 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: Gold Run Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Idaho

Elevation: 7,500 Feet (2,286 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 45.3653, -115.83220

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Gold Run Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Gold Run Mine
Secondary: Blue Bucket Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Zinc
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Idaho
District: Burgdorf 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: Payette National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Gold Run Mining Co.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Underground
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

Name: Granite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated 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

Not available


Materials

Ore: Galena
Ore: Sphalerite
Gangue: Pyrite


Comments

Comment (Location): Note: Lorain (1938, Fig. 10) Shows This Mine In What Could Be Projected As Sec. 3.

Comment (Location): S Side Union Creek, A Tributary Of California Creek


References

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

Reference (Production): Lorain, S. H., 1938, USBM Inf. Circ. 7039.


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