Atlanta Lode

The Atlanta Lode is a gold and silver mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,080 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: Atlanta Lode  

State:  Idaho

County:  Elmore

Elevation: 7,080 Feet (2,158 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 43.7764, -115.11610

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Atlanta Lode MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Atlanta Lode
Secondary: Atlanta Surface Mine
Secondary: Atlanta Project
Secondary: Tahoma Mine Property
Secondary: Old Talachee Mill Property


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Elmore
District: Tohoma


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


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Type: Surface


Ownership

Owner Name: Ramrod Gold Ltd.
Home Office: Idaho
Info Year: 1996

Owner Name: Consolidated Ramrod Gold Corp. (Ramrod)
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Idaho
Info Year: 1996
Years: 1996 - 1996

Owner Name: Atlanta Gold Corp.
Home Office: Canada
Info Year: 1996
Years: 1985 - 1996

Owner Name: Quest International Resources Corp. (Consol. Ramr)
Percent: 100.0
Home Office: Idaho
Info Year: 1996

Owner Name: Quest International Resources Corp.
Percent: 20.00
Home Office: Idaho
Info Year: 1997
Years: 1996 -

Owner Name: Twin Gold Corp.
Percent: 80.00
Home Office: Idaho
Info Year: 1997
Years: 1996 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Plant Type: Leach
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Combined Methods
Milling Method: Hydrometallurgy Unspecified
Year First Production: 1864
Discovery Year: 1860
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: Y


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Unknown: Gold
Unknown: Quartz
Unknown: Silver


Comments

Comment (Location): Original coordinates for line#1 were: lat/long NAD27 43-46-39N 115-7-2W (43.7775 -115.1172); UTM N4848667 E651518 Z11N; PLSS line# 1: Meridian- Boise, TWNSHP 005 N, RNG 011 E, Sect 11, Sect_fract W2.

Comment (Reserve-Resource): Reserves & Resources As Of 08/97: Silver Grade From 12/31/95 Reserve & Resources Data: May Startup In 2000.

Comment (Deposit): An Access Road 4.3 Km Long Would Have To Be Constructed. Power Would Be Generated At The Site. Water Would Be Provided By Surface Run-Off. Labor Would Be Housed At A Proposed Camp Site. Leases Cover 2678 Acers Near Town Of Atlanta, Elmore County, Idaho. 60 Miles Ene Of Boise.


References

Reference (Deposit): The Northern Miner, V83, #24, 08/11/97, P11.

Reference (Deposit): Atlanta Gold Corporation, News Release, 1996.

Reference (Deposit): Atlanta Gold Corporation, 1995 Annual Report, P1.

Reference (Deposit): The Mining Record, V106, N19, 5/10/96, P12.

Reference (Deposit): Atlanta Gold Corporation. Proposed Plan Of Operations, Atlanta Project, Elmore County, Idaho. December 1, 1986.

Reference (Deposit): Atlanta Gold Corporation. Atlanta Gold Conceptual Mine Plan. November 16, 1987.

Reference (Deposit): Sherpa Rel. 1.91, Western Mine Engineering, Inc., Spokane, Washington.

Reference (Deposit): Society Of Economic Geologists. Seg Newsletter. October 1991, No. 7, P. 18.

Reference (Deposit): Cdca Software, U.S. Bureau Of Mines, Wfoc, Spokane, Wa

Reference (Deposit): Property Evaluation File Report, 9-92.

Reference (Ownership): Randol Mining Directory, 1996/97, U.S. Mines & Mining Companies, P193.

Reference (Deposit): American Mines Handbook 1993, P28.

Reference (Deposit): Consolidated Ramord Gold Corporation, 1995 Annual Report, P3.

Reference (Deposit): The Mining Record, Vol. 107, #43, Oct., 23, 1996, P5.

Reference (Deposit): The Mining Record, Vol. 108, #16, April, 16, 1997, P5.

Reference (Deposit): Info-Mine News Clip, 7-24-97.

Reference (Ownership): American Mines Handbook, 1996, P23.

Reference (Ownership): The Mining Record, Vol., 108, #16, April 16, 1997, P5.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): Randol Mining Directory, 1990, U.S. Mines & Mining Companies, Pp. 150, 151.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): Randol Mining Directory, 1994/95, U.S. Mines & Mining Companies, P266.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): American Mines Handbook, 1996, P32.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): Atlanta Gold Corporation, 1995 Annual Report, P1.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): The Mining Record, Oct., 23, 1996, P5.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): The Mining Record, 4/16/96, P5.

Reference (Reserve-Resource): The Northern Miner, V83, #24, August 11, 1997, P11.

Reference (Deposit): Atlanta Gold Corporation. Atlanta Gold Corporation Annual Reports. 1988-1990.

Reference (Deposit): Atlanta Gold Corporation. Description Of Plan Of Operations, Atlanta Project, Elmore County, Idaho. May 5, 1986.


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