The Durango is a silver mine located in Blaine county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,601 feet.
About the MRDS Data:
Elevation: 6,601 Feet (2,012 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Silver
Lat, Long: 43.4928, -114.40890
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Durango MRDS details
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: Past Producer
Operation Type: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): UMPLEBY JOSEPH L 1930 USGS BULL 814 P 143
Reference (Deposit): PROD: 47 TONS OF ORE
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