Idaho Bonanza

The Idaho Bonanza is a gold mine located in Elmore 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: Idaho Bonanza  

State:  Idaho

County:  Elmore

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 43.81667, -115.13333

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Idaho Bonanza MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Idaho Bonanza


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Idaho
County: Elmore


Land Status

Administrative Organization: Boise


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Granite
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Pleistocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: FS MIN EXAM., 1961. PLUMB AND DOW.


Materials

Not available


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): ID BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET NO. 49, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE ATLANTIC DISTRICT, ELMORE COUNTY, IDAHO


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