Golden Star Mine

Past Producer in Blaine county in Idaho, United States with commodities Gold, Copper

Geologic information

Identification information

Deposit ID 10070742
MRDS ID W013811
Record type Site
Current site name Golden Star Mine
Related records 10143606

Geographic coordinates

Geographic coordinates: -114.46281, 43.40069 (WGS84)
Elevation 1829
Relative position 10 1/2 MI. SW OF HAILEY, ID.
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Geographic areas

Country State County
United States Idaho Blaine

Public Land Survey System information

Meridian Township Range Section Fraction State
Boise 001N 017E 20 Idaho

Comments on the location information

  • 1 MI. S. OF TIP TOP

Commodities

Commodity Importance
Gold Primary
Copper Tertiary

Materials information

Materials Type of material
Chalcopyrite Ore
Pyrite Gangue
Quartz Gangue

Host and associated rocks

  • Host or associated Associated
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite
    Rock unit name Idaho Batholith-Quartz Monzonite;Basalt
    Rock description Idaho Batholith-Quartz Monzonite;Basalt
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
    Stratigraphic age (youngest) Late Cretaceous
  • Host or associated Host
    Rock type Plutonic Rock > Granitoid > Quartz Monzonite

Nearby scientific data

(1) -114.46281, 43.40069

Ore body information

  • General form PINCH AND SWELL
    Strike N 57 DEG W
    Dip 48 DEG NE
    Length 36.58M

Economic information

Economic information about the deposit and operations

Development status Past Producer
Commodity type Metallic
Deposit size Small
Significant No
Discovery method Ore-Mineral In Place

Mining district

District name Camas District

Land status

Ownership category Private

Workings at the site

  • Type of workings Underground
    Overall depth 243.84M

Comments on the workings information

  • 800 FT SHAFT WITH 200 FT LATERAL WORKINGS ON EACH LEVEL

Reference information

Links to other databases

Agency Database name Acronym Record ID Notes
USGS Mineral Resources Data System MRDS W013811
Idaho Geological Survey Idaho Mines and Prospects IMP HA1222 http://www.idahogeology.org/

Bibliographic references

  • Deposit

    ANDERSON, A.L., AND WAGNER, W.R., 1946, A GEOLOGICAL RECONNAISSANCE OF THE HAILEY GOLD BELT (CAMAS DISTRICT), BLAINE COUNTY, IDAHO: IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 76, 26 P

  • Deposit

    1946 RECON IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 7

  • Production

    ANDERSON, A.L., AND WAGNER, W.R., 1946, IDAHO BUREAU OF MINES AND GEOLOGY PAMPHLET 76

Reporter information

Type Date Name Affiliation Comment
Reporter 01-AUG-1976 Everett, Sandra E. (Miller, Pat) U.S. Geological Survey