Very many gravel bars and bench deposits along the Snake River are credited with a total production of 22,000 ounces of gold in Cassia County, 1,736 ounces in Jerome County and 133 ounces in Minidoka County.
Burley is in Cassia County by this information relates to Jerome and Minidoka County as well. 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. May be a good place to metal detect.