The Grouse Creek - Black Warrior Creek Ridge Prospects is a silver mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,900 feet.
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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.
Elevation: 7,900 Feet (2,408 Meters)
Lat, Long: 43.95, -115.19780
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Grouse Creek - Black Warrior Creek Ridge Prospects MRDS details
Primary: Grouse Creek - Black Warrior Creek Ridge Prospects
District: Black Warrior District
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
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Prospect
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Sawtooth Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Description: Montezuma Fault
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Iron - Stains
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Pliocene
Name: Quartz Monzonite
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous
Analytical Data: GRAB SAMPLES ASSAYED : 7.6 OZ AG/TON 20 OZ AG/TON. A DUMP SAMPLE CONTAINED : 1.2 OZ AU/TON, 0.9 OZ AG/TON, 0.2% PB, 0.1% ZN
Comment (Location): Along Crest Of Ridge Between Black Warrior And Grouse Creeks
Comment (Workings): Prospect Pits
Reference (Deposit): 1970 Other T. H. Kiilsgaard And Others, Bulletin 1319-
Reference (Deposit): V.E. Mitchell Et. Al., Mines And Prospects Map Series, 1981. Hailey Quad
Reference (Deposit): Kiilsgaard, T. H., And Others, 1970, Mineral Resources Of The Sawtooth Primitive Area, Idaho: USGS Bulletin 1319-D, 174p.
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