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Besides its great gold production, the area has also had large deposits of lead, silver and zinc reported.
Mining activity is minor in the area at this time, but the placers are occasionally worked. Joe District, there are many area mines in the Shoshone part of the district.
Most from districts in the northeastern part of the county.
You can find both placer and lode veins in this county.
We are 25 miles from Interstate 90 via the Coeur d’Alene River Road from Kingston, Idaho (Exit 43).
The park is between Prichard and historic Murray, Idaho.
The area placer workings along the snake River in Township 9 and 10 South, Range 24 and 25 East were very productive.
The Lead and silver mines in Township 15 and 16 south and Range 21 east has gold showings on the ore dumps. The Coeur d’Alene district has many old mines dating back to 1860 mostly producing silver.
The Mammoth Mine, Tiger Mine, Morning Mine, Poorman Mine and Granite Mine were major lode producers.
Eagle City was the site of the first gold rush to the Coeur d’Alene’s and still holds the imagination of those who visit.
The park promotes the hobby of recreational gold prospecting / mining and is the home base of the Northwest Gold Prospectors Association.
The Sunshine Mine at Wallace was a major producer as well.
At T47 and 48N R4 and 5E, in the stream and bench gravels you can find placer gold.