Crooked Tree Group

The Crooked Tree Group is a gold mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,539 feet.

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: Crooked Tree Group  

State:  Idaho

County:  Elmore

Elevation: 7,539 Feet (2,298 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 43.9036, -115.04170

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Crooked Tree Group MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Crooked Tree Group
Secondary: Lucky 25 Group


Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Molybdenum
Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Zinc


State: Idaho
County: Elmore

Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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.
Administrative Organization: Boise National Forest


Type: Unknown


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


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

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Comment (Deposit): Samples Collected From Several Localities Contained From 20.6 To 109.6 Grams Silver Per Tone And Averaged 0.45% Molybdenum, 0.57% Lead And Tr Zinc.


Reference (Deposit): WFOC Mineral Property File 016 039 0053.

Reference (Deposit): Sawtooth Primitive Area, Idaho; 1970, USGS Bulletin 1319-D, P. D50-D54.

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