The Idaho Comstock is a silver mine located in Idaho county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,001 feet.
About the MRDS Data:
Elevation: 6,001 Feet (1,829 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver
Lat, Long: 45.5222, -115.43060
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Idaho Comstock MRDS details
Primary: Idaho Comstock
Secondary: Dixie Comstock
Land ownership: Private
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.
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): IDA BUR MNS BULL 7
Reference (Deposit): U.S. BUREAU OF MINES OPEN-FILE REPORT MLA 8-91, 1991, P. 35-37.
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