The Lucky G. I. Mine is a lead and silver mine located in Blaine county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,001 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: 7,001 Feet (2,134 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Lead, Silver
Lat, Long: 43.64639, -114.24611
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Lucky G. I. Mine MRDS details
Primary: Lucky G. I. Mine
Secondary: Duquette Prospect
District: Warm Springs District
Land ownership: BLM Administrative 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.
Owner Name: Peterson, A. L.
Owner Name: Patterson, N. L.
Owner Name: Rice, E. R.
Owner Name: John Plummer
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
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: Pioneer Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Oxidation
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Mississippian
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Mississippian
Comment (Location): MOUTH OF MILLIGEN CR.; ABOUT 6 MI. UP E. FORK OF WOOD RIVER FROM GIMLET SIDING
Comment (Production): $200 VALUE
Comment (Development): 3 UNPATENTED CLAIMS, 3 ADDITIONAL CLAIMS FILED ON BY LEASEES IN 1949.
Comment (Workings): 3 SHORT ADITS AND 2 TUNNELS ONE OF WHICH IS ABANDONED. SHALLOW CUTS.
Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., AND OTHERS, 1950, DETAILED GEOLOGY OF CERTAIN AREAS IN THE MINERAL HILL AND WARM SPRINGS MINING DISTRICTS: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 90., P. 56 - 57
Reference (Deposit): UMPLEBY, J. B., AND OTHERS, 1930, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE WOOD RIVER REGION, IDAHO, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE MINNIE MOORE AND NEAR-BY MINES: USGS BULL. 814, P. 1 - 245.
Reference (Deposit): 1930 GEOLMAP UMPLEBY, BULL. 814
Reference (Deposit): 1949 GEOLMAP IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES & GEOL. PAMPHLET 90
Reference (Production): ANDERSON, A. L., AND OTHERS, 1950, IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 90, P. 56 - 57.
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