The Homestake Deposit is a gold mine located in Valley county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,319 feet.
About the MRDS Data:
Elevation: 6,319 Feet (1,926 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 44.9325, -115.32690
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Homestake Deposit MRDS details
Primary: Homestake Deposit
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: Prospect
Operation Type: Surface
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): USGS BULL 969-F, P 184 AND PLS 38 & 39.
Reference (Reserve-Resource): GOLD MINE AND MILL, MAY 1981.
Reference (Reserve-Resource): FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT STIBNITE MINING PROJECT
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