Goldfield Group

The Goldfield Group is a gold mine located in Idaho county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,999 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: Goldfield Group  

State:  Idaho

County:  Idaho

Elevation: 7,999 Feet (2,438 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 45.22639, -115.24444

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Goldfield Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Goldfield Group


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Idaho
County: Idaho
District: Ramey Ridge District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Primitive 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.
Administrative Organization: Idaho Primitive Area


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Underground
Discovery Year: 1907
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

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Syenite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Syenite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Syenite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: RANDOM SAMPLE ASSAYED TRACE AU


Materials

Ore: Gold
Gangue: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Biotite


Comments

Comment (Development): Econ.Com: 3 To 4 Ft Overburden

Comment (Location): 200 Ft W Of Top Of Ramey Ridge


References

Reference (Deposit): Mines And Prospects Of The Elk City Quad., IBMG Mines And Prospects Map Series, Ve Mitchell, Et Al.

Reference (Deposit): Cater, F. W., And Others, 1973, Mineral Resources Of The Idaho Primitive Area And Vicinity, Idaho: USGS Bulletin 1304, 431 P, P. 140.


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