The Upper Salmon River Placer No. 1 is a gold mine located in Blaine county, Idaho at an elevation of 7,021 feet.
About the MRDS Data:
Elevation: 7,021 Feet (2,140 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 43.905, -114.88420
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Upper Salmon River Placer No. 1 MRDS details
Primary: Upper Salmon River Placer No. 1
Secondary: Upper Salmon River Placer No.1
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: Sawtooth National Forest
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Unknown
Operation Type: Placer
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): V.E. MITCHELL, ET. AL; MINES AND PROSPECTS MAP SERIES, 1981,
Reference (Deposit): HAILEY QUAD. NO. 459
Reference (Deposit): TSCHANZ AND OTHERS, 1974, USGS OFR.
Reference (Deposit): VANNOY AND OTHERS, 1986, USGS BULL.1545E, P.467, PL.3,NO.P27
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