Oxarna Prospects

The Oxarna Prospects is a gold and silver mine located in Custer county, Idaho at an elevation of 8,399 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: Oxarna Prospects  

State:  Idaho

County:  Custer

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

Site Name

Primary: Oxarna Prospects


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Custer
District: Yankee Fork 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: Challis National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Oxarna Gold Mining Co., Ltd.


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
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

Form: SHOOTS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: $10 - 35 AU AND AG/TON.
Analytical Data: ASSAYS


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Development): 20 - STAMP MILL

Comment (Workings): ADITS


References

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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