The Robinson Mine is a gold mine located in Bonneville county, Idaho at an elevation of 8,501 feet.
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Elevation: 8,501 Feet (2,591 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 43.0906, -111.30030
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Robinson Mine MRDS details
Primary: Robinson Mine
District: Mount Pisgah District
Land ownership: Private
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Owner Name: Mineral Veins Coalition Mines Co.
Years: 1940 -
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Underground
Discovery Year: 1877
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Middle Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Caribou Range
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Analytical Data: 2 SAMPLES FROM MINE DUMP FOUND TRACE AU, TRACE AG, AND O AND 7.3 % CU
Comment (Development): 3 Patented Claims ( 1940 )
Comment (Deposit): Vein In Porphyry Belt 0.5 Mi Wide
Comment (Workings): Workings Above Done In 1952
Comment (Location): On Mt. Caribou, Near Head Of Bilk Gulch
Reference (Deposit): Savage, C. N., 1961 , Geology And Mineral Resources Of Bonneville County: Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology County Rept. No. 5 , 108 P.
Reference (Deposit): Hamilton, J. A., 1961 , Geology Of The Caribou Mountain Area, Bonneville And Caribou Counties, Idaho: Moscow, Idaho, University Of Idaho, M.S. Thesis, 59 P.
Reference (Deposit): 1961 Recon Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology County Rept. No.
Reference (Production): Savage, C. N., 1961 , Idaho Bureau Of Mines And Geology County Rept. No. 5
Reference (Deposit): Rains, R.L., And Federspiel, F.E., 1993, Mineral Resource Investigation Of The Caribou City-Stump Creek Area Bonneville And Caribou Counties, Idaho: U.S. Bureau Of Mines Open-File Report MLA 15-93, P. 13-18.
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