The Lewiston District is a gold mine located in Fremont county, Wyoming.
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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
Lat, Long: 42.4333, -108.48330
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Lewiston District MRDS details
Primary: Lewiston District
Secondary: Anaconada mine
Secondary: Bullion (Jumbo) mine
Secondary: Burr mine
Secondary: Iron Duke mine
Secondary: Lone Pine mine
Secondary: Mint-Gold Leaf mine
Secondary: Wilson Bar adit
Secondary: Wolf (Ruby) mine
District: LEWISTON DISTRICT
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Past Producer
Deposit Type: GOLD-QUARTZ VEINS
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
Reference (Deposit): OSTERWALD, F.W., AND OSTERWALD, D.B., 1952, WYO. GEOL. SUR. BULL. 45.
Reference (Deposit): http://www.wsgs.uwyo.edu/Topics/Metals/gold.aspx, accessed 6/9/2010.
Reference (Deposit): LEMMON, D.M., AND TWETO, O.L., 1962, TUNGSTEN IN THE U.S., USGS MAP, MR-25.
Reference (Deposit): Hausel, 1989, The geology of Wyoming's precious metal lode and placer deposits: WGS Bull. 68, 248 p.
Pages: p. 168-173.
Reference (Deposit): Osterwald and others, 1966, Mineral Resources of Wyoming, Wyoming Geological Survey Bulletin 50, 287 p.
Pages: p. 201.
Reference (Deposit): Hausel, 1991, Economic geology of the South Pass granite-greenstone belt, southern Wind River Range, western Wyoming: WGS RI-44, 129 p.
Pages: p. 74-80.
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