The Atlanta District is a gold and silver mine located in Elmore 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: Gold, Silver
Lat, Long: 43.7833, -115.13330
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Atlanta District MRDS details
Primary: Atlanta District
District: ATLANTA DISTRICT
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: GOLD - QUARTZ VEINS
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., UNPUBLISHED DATA.
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., AND TWETO, O.L., 1962, TUNGSTEN IN THE U.S., USGS MAP MR-25.
Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, 1939, IDAHO BUR. OF MINES AND GEOL., PAM. 49.
Reference (Deposit): SKIDMORE, 1941, MINING CONG. JOURN., VOL. 27, NO. 4, P. 72-77.
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