Silver King

The Silver King is a silver mine located in Washington county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,806 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: Silver King  

State:  Idaho

County:  Washington

Elevation: 3,806 Feet (1,160 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Silver

Lat, Long: 44.5608, -117.06170

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Silver King MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Silver King


Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Zinc


State: Idaho
County: Washington

Land Status

Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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.


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Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Significant: N


General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section

Mineral Deposit Model

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Analytical Data

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Reference (Deposit): MULTIPLE PROPERTY STUDY - - MPF DATA FILED UNDER 0160850125

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON AND WAGNER, 1952, IBMG PAMPHLET 95, P. 22,(FIG.8).

Reference (Deposit): MINERAL PROPERTY FILE NO. 0160870125.

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