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Organized Mining Districts and Public Notices

If your Mining District is in disarray, please contact a member of the Minerals and Mining Advisory Council (MMAC) for assistance.

 



  MMAC
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MMAC National Advisors

Clark Pearson/Legal Research and MMAC Advisor
clark.pearson@mmacusa.org 
 
Bill Jensen/Congressional and Military Liaison
bill.jensen@mmacusa.org 
 
Donald Fife/Congressional, Geological, Sedimentary, Mining District Advisor
donald.fife@mmacusa.org 
 
Joe Martori/Commercial Miner, MMAC Advisor
joe.martori@mmacusa.org
 
Scott Harn/Editor & Publisher, ICMJ's Prospecting and Mining Journal, MMAC Advisor
scott.harn@mmacusa.org 

Claudi Wise/EPA Physical Scientist (Retired), MMAC Advisor
claudia.wise@mmacusa.org

Joseph Greene/EPA Research Biologist (Retired), MMAC Advisor
joseph.greene@mmacusa.org
 
Chuck Cushman/MMAC Advisor
chuck.cushman@mmacusa.org
   
   

Mining Districts, under the umbrella of the Minerals and Mining Advisory Council

CURRENT PUBLIC NOTICES

Note: Currently looking for MMAC Administrators for Central California. Please call or email MMAC.
Any Mining Districts in Central California that want to represented by MMAC, please send an email to miningdistricts@mmacusaorg

 

Idaho PUBLIC NOTICE
Cold Springs Mining District
Boise County, Idaho
 
The Cold Springs Mining District is getting organized/modernized with the assistance of the Minerals and Mining Advisory Council (MMAC).
 
The Cold Springs Mining District is located in Boise County, Idaho, and was established about 1863.
 
A meeting will be held on Monday, July 24, 2017, at 10:00am at the Kuna City Park at the intersection of Main St. and Linder at the water tower, Kuna, Idaho 83634.
 
Interested claimholders in the Cold Springs Mining District are encouraged to attend and participate. This general membership meeting will discuss the bylaws, elect officers, and discuss steps necessary for federal recognition under the 1872 Mining Law. Please bring a copy of your valid BLM paperwork if you wish to vote.
 
For more information, contact Marc DeVries at (208) 870-1260 or email: mdsurpluser@gmail.com.
 
 
Idaho PUBLIC NOTICE
Warren Mining District
Idaho County, Idaho
 
A Warren Mining District meeting is being held to modernize the Warren Mining District which was established July 22, 1862 which is located in Idaho County, Idaho with the assistance of the Minerals and Mining Advisory Council (MMAC).
 
A meeting will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at 2:00 pm at 24627 Warren Wagon Road, McCall, Idaho (approx. 35 miles north of McCall). Look for the posted sign on left side of the road entering Secesh Meadows for meeting site. Come early to enjoy an outdoor lunch cook out. Please RSVP via email for a head count. 
 
Interested claimholders in the Warren Mining District are encouraged to attend and participate. This general membership meeting will discuss the bylaws, elect officers, discussions of a modernized federal recognition under the 1872 Mining Law.  
 
Voting claimholders bring a copy of the following to the meeting:  photo identification, claim ownership (i.e. BLM current filing with Idaho County, Idaho that is date/time stamped by County Clerk), claim location. Current registration status is required for voting.
 
For more info, contact Thomas Blalock, tlinternationalthomas@mchsi.com or mobile: (309) 830-7238.
 
Montana
PUBLIC NOTICE
Sheridan Mining District
Madison County, Montana
 
The Sheridan Mining District is getting organized/modernized with the assistance of the Minerals and Mining Advisory Council (MMAC).
 
The Sheridan Mining District is located in Madison County, Montana, was established in 1864.
 
A meeting will be held on Sunday, July 9, 2017, at 2:00pm, at the Sherican Public Library, 109 E Hamilton St., Sheridan, Montana.
 
Interested claimholders in the Blewett Mining District are encouraged to attend and participate. This general membership meeting will discuss the bylaws, elect officers, and discuss steps necessary for federal recognition under the 1872 Mining Law. Please bring a copy of your valid BLM paperwork if you wish to vote.
 
For more information, contact Bob Edgley at (707) 299-0853 or email redg33@yahoo.com
 
Idaho
PUBLIC NOTICE
Quartzburg/Gold Hill Mining District
Boise County, Idaho
 
The Quartzburg/Gold Hill Mining District is getting organized/modernized with the assistance of the Minerals and Mining Advisory Council (MMAC).
 
The Quartzburg/Gold Hill Mining District is located in Boise County, Idaho, and was established snpiy 1863.
 
A meeting will be held on Monday, July 17, 2017, at 2:00pm, at Placerville City Park at the intersection of Main and Granite, Placerville, Idaho, 83666.
 
Interested claimholders in the Quartzburg/Gold Hill Mining District are encouraged to attend and participate. This general membership meeting will discuss the bylaws, elect officers, and discuss steps necessary for federal recognition under the 1872 Mining Law. Please bring a copy of your valid BLM paperwork if you wish to vote.
 
For more information, contact Marc DeVries at (208) 870-1260 or email mdsurpluser@gmail.com
   
    

ORGANIZED MINING DISTRICTS Assisted by MMAC
(This is not the entire list -- we are confirming contact information for many more Mining Districts and will be updating the list as new information comes in.)

Alaska Fairbanks Mining District, Alaska. Contact Jay Armstrong, (907) 687-6938; email: jayvsgold@gmail.com
 
Alaska Koyukuk Mining District, Alaska. Contact Jay Armstrong, (907) 687-6938; email: jayvsgold@gmail.com
 
Arizona Mineral Mountain Mining District, Pinal County, Arizona. Established 1881. (818) 642-5448; email smitty.threemetalminingco@gmail.com
 
California Eagle Mountain Mining District, Riverside County, California. Established 1890. Contact: Jim Wharff, (760) 819-9020; iominingco@roadrunner.com
 
California Grass Valley Quartz Mining District, Nevada County, California. Established December 20, 1852. Contact Arne Belsby (509) 979-8265; email arnecb@comcast.net
 
California Greenhorn Mining District, Kern County, California. Established June 6, 1865. Contact: info@kernminingdistrict.com
 
California Holcomb Valley Mining District, San Bernardino, California. (Contact info will be posted shortly.)
 
California Eagle Mountain Mining District, California. Contact Ron Kliewer via email at: r.kliewer@aol.com
 
California Morrow Mining District, San Bernardino County, California. Established March 11, 1897. Contact Hugo, (760) 524-1822 or email morrowminingdistrict@gmail.com
 
California Rand Mining District, San Bernardino & Kern counties, California. Contact Conrad Eury (818) 624-1185; email: conradeury@hotmail.com
 
California Sierra County Mining District, Sierra County, California. Established June 6, 1850. Contact Ernie Peachay (775) 720-6026.
 
California Virginia Dale Mining District, San Bernardino County, California. Established March 9, 1896. Contact Jim Wharff, (760) 819-9020 or email iominingco@roadrunner.com
 
Idaho Mount Pisgah/Caribou Mountain Mining District, Bonneville County, Idaho. Established September 30, 1870. Contact: Jeff Bowman (208) 244-1917 or Dave Erlanson (814) 335-0340.
 
Idaho Skeleton Creek Mining District, Camas County, Idaho. Established prior to 1880. Contact Terry Platts (208) 934-8040 or email tplatts@cableone.net
 
Idaho Summit Mining District, Idaho County, Idaho. Established September 6, 1861. Contact: Travis Hollon (208) 628-3691.
 
Idaho Tenmile Mining District, Idaho County, Idaho. Established 1861. Contact Ron Miller (208) 983-6546 or email leggett1946@gmail.com
 
Montana Baker/Confederate Gulch Mining District, Broadwater County, Montana. Established March 4, 1866. Contact Tracy Fortner (406) 459-3404 or email mmdllc.mines@gmail.com
 
Montana Beaver Creek Mining District, Broadwater County, Montana. email beavercreekminingdistrict@gmail.com
 
Montana Emigrant Mining District, Park County, Montana. Email bozeminer@gmail.com
 
Montana Jardine-Crevasse Mining District, Park County, Montana. Email nate.mildren@gmail.com
 
Montana Natural Bridge Mining District, Carbon County, Montana. Contact Allan Hardtke (406) 651-0566; email nbmdcmt@gmail.com
 
Montana Ophir Mining District, Powell County, Montana. Email milesontheroad2003@yahoo.com
 
Montana Radersburg Mining District, Broadwater County, Montana. Contact Dave Krause (406) 220-4403; email muleface29@hotmail.com
 
Montana Sheridan Mining District, Montana. Contact Braxton Walborn (406) 253-6200.
 
New Mexico Caballo Mining District, Sierra County, New Mexico. Contact phone (505) 362-7239.
 
New Mexico Cerrillos Mining District, Santa Fe County, New Mexico. Contact (505) 917-1273; email: bgonz1111@gmail.com
 
New Mexico Goldsboro Mining District, Sierra County, New Mexico. Contact phone (505) 730-4415; email: auagmining905@gmail.com
 
New Mexico Las Animas (Hillsboro) Mining District, Sierra County, New Mexico. Contact phone (505) 362-7239.
 
New Mexico Pittsburg Mining District Mining District, Sierra County, New Mexico. Contact phone (505) 362-7239.
 
Oregon Blue Canon Mining District, Baker County, Oregon. Contact Chuck Chase (542) 523-3285; email chase3285@msn.com
 
Oregon North Santiam Mining District, Marion County, Oregon. Established 1860. Contact Claudia Wise (541) 990-7009; email claudia.wise@mmac.org
 
Oregon Pocohontas Mining District, Baker County, Oregon. Contact Chuck Chase (542) 523-3285; email chase3285@msn.com
 
Oregon Quartzville Mining District, Linn County, Oregon. Contact Claudia Wise (541) 990-7009; email: claudia.wise@mmacusa.org
 
Washington Blewett Mining District, Chelan County, Washington. (Originally called the Peshastin Mining District). Established May 1, 1894. Contact Bruce Pedlar (206) 250-4581 or email bruce_pedlar@hotmail.com
 
Washington Chewalah Mining District, Stevens County, Washington. Established January 31, 1885. Contact Mike Inman (509) 722-6394; email: michaelinman347@hotmail.com
 
Washington Slate Creek Mining District, Whatcom County, Washington. Established July 16, 1894. Contact Greg Christensen (360) 734-9495; email greg.auminer@gmail.com
 
Washington Sultan Mining District, Snohomish County, Washington. Established September 11, 1878. Contact Bruce Pedlar (206) 250-4581; email bruce_pedlar@hotmail.com
 
Washington Swauk Mining District, Kittitas County, Washington. Established May 7, 1884. Contact Robert Palo via email at: mminers@fairpoint.net or (509) 899-1835.
 
   
   

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