The Oxarna Prospects is a gold and silver mine located in Custer county, Idaho at an elevation of 8,399 feet.
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Elevation: 8,399 Feet (2,560 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 44.37083, -114.67361
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Oxarna Prospects MRDS details
Primary: Oxarna Prospects
District: Yankee Fork 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: Challis National Forest
Owner Name: Oxarna Gold Mining Co., Ltd.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
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: Salmon River Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Analytical Data: $10 - 35 AU AND AG/TON.
Analytical Data: ASSAYS
Comment (Development): 20 - STAMP MILL
Comment (Workings): ADITS
Reference (Deposit): BELL, R.N., 1907 , EIGHTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINING INDUSTRY OF IDAHO FOR THE YEAR 1906 , 172 P.
Reference (Deposit): BELL, R. N., 1908, NINTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINING INDUSTRY OF IDAHO FOR THE YEAR 1907, 217 P.
Reference (Deposit): 1907 COMPILE 8TH ANN. IDAHO STATE MINE INSPECTOR'S REPT., 1906
Reference (Deposit): 1908 COMPILE 9TH ANN. IDAHO STATE MINE INSPECTOR'S REPT., 1907
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