The Metallic Mining Co. is a gold mine located in Owyhee county, Idaho at an elevation of 6,201 feet.
About the MRDS Data:
Elevation: 6,201 Feet (1,890 Meters)
Primary Mineral: Gold
Lat, Long: 43.0169, -116.73440
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Metallic Mining Co. MRDS details
Primary: Metallic Mining Co.
Land ownership: BLM Administrative Area
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: Underground
Mining Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
General Physiographic Area: Intermontane Plateaus
Physiographic Province: Columbia Plateau
Physiographic Section: Payette Section
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): BELL, R. N., 1907, NINTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINING
Reference (Deposit): INDUSTRY OF IDAHO, P. 149.
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