Silver City, War Eagle, Florida

The Silver City, War Eagle, Florida is a gold and silver mine located in Owyhee county, Idaho.

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: Silver City, War Eagle, Florida  

State:  Idaho

County:  Owyhee

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 43.16667, -116.75000

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Silver City, War Eagle, Florida MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver City, War Eagle, Florida


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Owyhee


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Proustite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Argentite
Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Pyrargyrite
Ore: Cerargyrite
Ore: Pyrite
Ore: Galena


Comments

Comment (Location): LAT. AND LONG. ARE APPROX.

Comment (Production): ITEMS 8 & 9: TRADE DOLLAR - BLACK JACK MINE, FLORIDA DIST.; WAR EAGLE DIST. PROD. FROM 1863-1890 WAS $31,315,101 IN AU & AG


References

Reference (Deposit): PIPER, A.M., AND LANEY, F.B., 1926, GEOLOGY AND METALLIFEROUS RESOURCES OF THE REGION ABOUT SILVER CITY, IDAHO: ID. BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOL. BULL. 1

Reference (Production): PIPER, 1926


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