Banner District

The Banner District is a gold and silver mine located in Boise 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: Banner District  

State:  Idaho

County:  Boise

Elevation:

Primary Mineral: Gold, Silver

Lat, Long: 44.0278, -115.52250

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Banner District MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Banner District


Commodity

Primary: Gold
Primary: Silver
Tertiary: Lead
Tertiary: Arsenic
Tertiary: Zinc


Location

State: Idaho
County: Boise
District: BANNER 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: Past Producer
Deposit Type: VEIN
Operation Type: Unknown
Year First Production: 1882
Discovery Year: 1864
Years of Production:
Organization:
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Physiography

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Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


Orebody

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Structure

Type: L
Description: FRACTURES AND SHEARS N 80 DEG E, N 55 DEG E, N 20 DEG W, N 60 DEG W


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): ROSS, C. P., MINING DISTRICTS OF IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES PAMPHLET NO. 57, P. 15-16

Reference (Deposit): ANDERSON, A. L., AND RASOR, A. C. 1934, SILVER MINERALIZATION IN THE BANNER DISTRICT, BOISE COUNTY, IDAHO; ECON. GEOL. VOL. 29, NO. 4, P. 371-387


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