The Silver City, War Eagle, Florida is a gold and silver mine located in Owyhee county, Idaho.
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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.
Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 43.16667, -116.75000
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Silver City, War Eagle, Florida MRDS details
Primary: Silver City, War Eagle, Florida
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Producer
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
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
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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