Tag Archives: Geology

Mining in Idaho

Mining in Idaho

There is a reason Idaho is known as the Gem State! And while many people know Idaho by that name they don’t know just how diverse our State’s mineral resources really are. To help people understand the industry’s impact on our State, the economy and the job market, we created an infographic. Idaho is home […]

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Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology 2015 Rock Party

Idaho Museum of Mining and Geology 2015 Rock Party

For a second year in a row, Midas Gold was happy to join the Idaho Museum of Mining & Geology’s “Rocky Party” at the Old Penitentiary.  Midas Gold employees hosted a hands-on fossil hunt for the kids. Aspiring geologists searched for fossilized shark teeth, coral, bat ray mouth plates and other treasures.  

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The Many Uses of Gold

The Many Uses of Gold

Gold is one of the most valuable and versatile minerals in the world and for centuries the most revered. While people have been using gold for currency and jewelry for centuries, today people are drawn to this element for its unique characteristics. It is easy to work with, conducts electricity, never tarnishes, can be made […]

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Meadow Creek Mine Underground Workings

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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