Orogrande District

The Orogrande District is a gold, silver, and copper mine located in Idaho 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.

Mine Info

Name: Orogrande District  

State:  Idaho

County:  Idaho

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver, Copper

Lat, Long: 45.6667, -115.58330

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Orogrande District MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Orogrande District


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Primary: Copper


Location

State: Idaho
County: Idaho
District: OROGRANDE DISTRICT


Land Status

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Holdings

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Workings

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Ownership

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Production

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Deposit

Record Type: District
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: DISSEMINATED, PLACER
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant:


Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

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Orebody

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Structure

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Alterations

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Rocks

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Analytical Data

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Materials

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Comments

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References

Reference (Deposit): SHENON, P.J., AND REED, J.C., 1934, GEOLOGY AND ORE DEPOSITS OF THE ELK CITY, OROGRANDE, BUFFLO HUMP, AND TENMILE DISTRICTS, IDAHO COUNTY, IDAHO: USGS CIRC. 9, P. 30-31


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