Tag Archives: History

Mining in Idaho

Mining in Idaho

Published on December 3, 2015   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 […]

Read More →

Stibniter’s Reunion

Stibniter’s Reunion

Published on August 2, 2015   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 […]

Read More →

Tour Stibnite – 2015 Dates Available!

Tour Stibnite – 2015 Dates Available!

Published on June 25, 2015   2020 Update: Due to COVID19, our tour program has been suspended. However, we are still here for you. Sign up for a webinar, watch a virtual tour video or email us to learn more! Forty miles east of McCall is one of the most mining historic sites in all […]

Read More →

Donnelly Office Open House

Donnelly Office Open House

Published on August 25, 2014   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 […]

View Gallery →

Thunder Mountain Dedication

Thunder Mountain Dedication

Published on July 31, 2014   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 […]

Read More →

Donation of Historical Photos

Donation of Historical Photos

Published on June 2, 2014   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

Read More →

Meadow Creek Mine Underground Workings

Meadow Creek Mine Underground Workings

Published on October 22, 2013   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 […]

Read More →