Pay Rock Sunrise Mine

The Pay Rock Sunrise Mine is a silver mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,398 feet.

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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.

Mine Info

Name: Pay Rock Sunrise Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,398 Feet (731 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 48.1694, -116.45560

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Pay Rock Sunrise Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Pay Rock Sunrise Mine


Primary: Silver


State: Idaho
County: Bonner

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: Kaniksu National Forest


Type: Unknown


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Owner Name: N. A. Degerstrom, Invorporated
Company ID: 1001512
Home Office: Washington
Info Year: 1980


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


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 (Location): T 56N, R 1W, SEC 33, NE 1/4, GARFIELD BAY; APPROX .5 MILE FROM SUNRISE RESORT.


Reference (Deposit): MSHA RPT DATED NOV 1980.

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