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.
Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver, Copper
Lat, Long: 45.6667, -115.58330
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MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.
Orogrande District MRDS details
Primary: Orogrande District
District: OROGRANDE DISTRICT
Record Type: District
Operation Category: Producer
Deposit Type: DISSEMINATED, PLACER
Operation Type: Unknown
Years of Production:
Mineral Deposit Model
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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