Angeles Star

The Angeles Star is a zinc and gold mine located in Clallam county, Washington at an elevation of 1,650 feet.

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All mine locations were obtained from the USGS Mineral Resources Data System. The locations and other information in this database have not been verified for accuracy. It should be assumed that all mines are on private property.

Mine Info

Name: Angeles Star  

State:  Washington

County:  Clallam

Elevation: 1,650 Feet (503 Meters)

Commodity: Zinc, Gold

Lat, Long: 48.03389, -123.50139

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Angeles Star MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Angeles Star
Secondary: Winter
Secondary: Gregory-Savage


Commodity

Primary: Zinc
Primary: Gold
Tertiary: Copper


Location

State: Washington
County: Clallam


Land Status

Land ownership: National Park
Note: the land ownership field only identifies whether the area the mine is in is generally on public lands like Forest Service or BLM land, or if it is in an area that is generally private property. It does not definitively identify property status, nor does it indicate claim status or whether an area is open to prospecting. Always respect private property.
Administrative Organization: In Olympic National Park


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Winters, Byron
Home Office: Tacoma, Wa.
Years: 1942 -


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Ore-Mineral In Place
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Pacific Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Pacific Border Province
Physiographic Section: Olympic Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Model Name: Polymetallic veins


Orebody

Form: VEINS


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Basalt
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Eocene

Name: Basalt
Role: Host
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Eocene


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: ASSAYS: TR-0.02 OZ/TON AU, 0.90-8.91% ZN


Materials

Ore: Sphalerite
Ore: Chalcopyrite
Ore: Pyrite
Gangue: Quartz


Comments

Comment (Workings): 3 ADITS, 166, 225, AND 200 FT LONG.

Comment (Location): ON COWEN CREEK

Comment (Deposit): TWO 6-IN.-WIDE VEINS AND A 36-IN.-WIDE VEIN REPORTED.

Comment (Geology): HOST ROCKS ARE PROBABLY CRESCENT FORMATION IN ACCRETED TERRANE


References

Reference (Deposit): HUNTTING, M.T., 1956, INVINTORY OF WASHINGTON MINERALS - PART II, METALLIC MINERALS: WASHINGTON DIVISION OF MINES AND GEOLOGY BULLETIN 37, V. 1, P. 360


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