Blackstone Mine

The Blackstone Mine is a copper mine located in Elmore county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,600 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: Blackstone Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Elmore

Elevation: 5,600 Feet (1,707 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Copper

Lat, Long: 43.2028, -115.09440

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Blackstone Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Blackstone Mine
Secondary: Blackstone


Commodity

Primary: Copper
Tertiary: Silver


Location

State: Idaho
County: Elmore


Land Status

Land ownership: Unknown
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.


Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

Owner Name: Silver Chief Mining Co.
Company ID: 1001594
Home Office: Idaho
Info Year: 1982

Owner Name: Richwell Resources Ltd.
Home Office: Washington
Info Year: 1987

Owner Name: Circa Inc.


Production

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Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Past Producer
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N


Physiography

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


Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): SCHOOL RD. GO 2.4 MI., TURN R. THEN 6.2 MI.: TURN L. GO 7MI

Reference (Deposit): MSHA RPT SEPT 1982

Reference (Deposit): HIWAY 68 FROM MT. HOME. TURN R. AT ELMORE/CAMAS COUNTY LINE


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