Big Eight

The Big Eight is a tungsten mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,495 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: Big Eight  

State:  Idaho

County:  Elmore

Elevation: 5,495 Feet (1,675 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Tungsten

Lat, Long: 43.3258, -115.29890

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Satelite image of the Big Eight

Big Eight MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Big Eight


Commodity

Primary: Tungsten
Tertiary: Vanadium


Location

State: Idaho
County: Elmore


Land Status

Not available


Holdings

Type: Located Claim


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): Johnson V 2 1954 Ida Minrl Propry 74.30

Reference (Deposit): Prod:None


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