Category Archives: History

Stibniter’s Reunion

Every year, individuals who used to work or live in the mining town of Stibnite get together to share stories and reminisce about what it was like during the mine’s old heyday. This year, the  Stibniter’s Reunion was held at Ponderosa State Park in McCall . Hearing the stories of Stibniter’s about what the site used […]

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Donnelly Office Open House

Our 3rd Annual Open House was a great success. The Open House was held as part of the McCall Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours series. There were approximately 100 people in attendance and all of our employees pitched in to help with the event. Every child in attendance was given a mineral kits. These kits […]

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Thunder Mountain Dedication

On Saturday, July 26 a plaque was dedicated at Monumental Summit by the Trust for Public Land, Thunder Mountain Gold and the Payette National Forest. The plaque honors the pioneers who lived and worked in the Thunder Mountain District. Prospectors first passed through the Stibnite Mining District on their way to the Thunder Mountain gold rush, […]

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Donation of Historical Photos

Midas Gold donated three historical Stibnite photos to the Silver Dollar Café and the Post Office in Yellow Pine, ID.  Pictured Steve Holloway & Sundy Martin with Silver Dollar Cafe.    Pictured Paula McClintock with the Post Office

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Meadow Creek Mine Underground Workings

As part of resource modeling efforts, Midas Gold geologists have built a 3D model of historic underground workings in the Stibnite-Yellow Pine Mining District. The image below is the former Meadow Creek Mine. From 1932 to 1938, this underground mine produced 50,000 ounces of gold, 185,000 ounces of silver and many tons of antimony. Underground […]

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