Sunset Mine

The Sunset Mine is a gold mine located in Boise county, Idaho at an elevation of 3,681 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: Sunset Mine  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boise

Elevation: 3,681 Feet (1,122 Meters)

Primary Mineral: Gold

Lat, Long: 43.6383, -116.03110

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Sunset Mine MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Sunset Mine


Commodity

Primary: Gold


Location

State: Idaho
County: Boise


Land Status

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.


Holdings

Type: Unknown


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Sunset Mining And Development Corp.
Company ID: 1001522
Home Office: Idaho
Info Year: 1982


Production

Not available


Deposit

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


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Not available


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): MSHA LOCATION: FOUR MILES FROM JUNCTION OF STATE HWY 21 AND ROBIE CREEK ROAD TO ALDAPE SUMMIT ROAD; ONE MILE UP ALDAPE SUMMIT ROAD TO MINE.


References

Reference (Deposit): MSHA REPORT, MAY 1982


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