Oscar Nos. 1 - 3

The Oscar Nos. 1 - 3 is a gold mine located in Boise 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: Oscar Nos. 1 - 3  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boise

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 43.93611, -115.92083

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Oscar Nos. 1 - 3 MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Oscar Nos. 1 - 3


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Tertiary: REE
Tertiary: Zirconium
Tertiary: Iron


Location

State: Idaho
County: Boise


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: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: FS MIN EXAM., 1961. PLUMB. ASSAY, BLACK AND DEASON, SALT LAKE CITY.


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Deposit): TESTING ALSO DONE BY US BUREAU OF MINES DUPONT COMPANY AND M.W. WITHER


References

Reference (Deposit): US BUREAU OF MINES INFORMATION CIRCULAR RECONNAISSANCE OF PLACER MINING IN BOISE COUNTY IDAHO


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