The Old Dominion Mine is a silver and lead mine located in Cassia county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,299 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: 5,299 Feet (1,615 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver, Lead
Lat, Long: 42.4692, -113.52940
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Old Dominion Mine MRDS details
Primary: Old Dominion Mine
District: Stokes District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1888
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Snake River Plain
Physiographic Detail: Deep Creek Mountains - Albion Range
Mineral Deposit Model
Form: MASSES, STRINGERS, POCKETS
Description: 15 Ft. Gouge
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidized
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian
Comment (Workings): SEVERAL CUTS & SHAFTS AND 3 TUNNELS
Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., 1931, GEOLOGY AND MINERAL RESOURCES OF EASTERN CASSIA COUNTY, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULL. 14, 169 P
Reference (Deposit): 1931 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOLOGY BULL. 1
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