Hill and Davis Claim Prospect

The Hill and Davis Claim Prospect is a gold mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,149 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: Hill and Davis Claim Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Elmore

Elevation: 7,149 Feet (2,179 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 43.7778, -115.12830

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Hill and Davis Claim Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Hill and Davis Claim Prospect


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Elmore
District: Atlanta District Or Middle Boise 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: Boise National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Surface/Underground


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface-Underground
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Sawtooth Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: IRREGULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Scorodite, Limonite Stains


Rocks

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous

Name: Quartz Monzonite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Location): W. Rim Of Atlanta Hill, Extends Short Distance Down Slope Toward Yuba River.; Previous Quad Designation = Boise 1:250000; Latitude-Longitude Values Calculated From Township, Range, Section.


References

Reference (Deposit): Anderson, A. L., 1939, Geology And Ore Deposits, Atlanta District, Elmore Co., Idaho: Idaho Bureau Of Mines & Geol. Pam. 49, P. 6

Reference (Deposit): 1939 Geolmap Idaho Bureau Of Mines & Geol. Pam. 4


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