The Golden Gate is a tungsten mine located in Valley county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,440 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.
Elevation: 6,440 Feet (1,963 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Tungsten
Lat, Long: 44.9428, -115.48810
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Golden Gate MRDS details
Primary: Golden Gate
Secondary: Golden Gate Tungsten Mine
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
Type: Located Claim
Owner Name: Amselco Minerals, Inc.
Company ID: 1000672
Home Office: Nevada
Info Year: 1987
Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Deposit Size: S
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Comment (Deposit): MESA INSPECTION REPORT DATED 9/20/77.
Reference (Deposit): SURVEY BULL 780, 1925, P. 151.
Reference (Deposit): DEPOSITS IN THE YELLOW PINE DISTRICT, IDAHO. U. S. GEOL.
Reference (Deposit): SCHRADER, F. C. AND C. P. ROSS. ANTIMONY AND QUICKSILVER
Reference (Deposit): REPORT 83-835, 1983, 26 PP.
Reference (Deposit): VALLEY COUNTY, IDAHO. U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY OPEN FILE
Reference (Deposit): ANOMALIES IN NEARBY SOILS AND PLANTS, YELLOW PINE DISTRICT
Reference (Deposit): LEONARD, B. F. THE GOLDEN GATE TUNGSTEN DEPOSIT AND METAL
Reference (Deposit): U. S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULL. 1658-Q, 1983, PP. 193-201.
Reference (Deposit): SKARN TUNGSTEN DEPOSITS IN THE CHALLIS QUADRANGLE.
Reference (Deposit): COOKRO, T. M. DEPOSITIONAL CONTROLS OF BRECCIA-FILL AND
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