The Mackay District is a copper and tungsten mine located in Custer county, Idaho.
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.
Primary Mineral: Copper, Tungsten
Lat, Long: 43.8667, -113.66670
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Mackay District MRDS details
Primary: Mackay District
District: MACKAY DISTRICT
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: SKARN
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., AND TWETO, O.L., 1962, TUNGSTEN IN THE U.S., USGS MAP, MR-25.
Reference (Deposit): COOK, E.F., 1956, IDAHO BUR. OF MINES AND GEOL., PAM. 108.
Reference (Deposit): UMPLEBY, J.B., 1913, USGS BULL. 580, P.221.
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