Plume Creek Prospect

The Plume Creek Prospect is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 5,400 feet.

About the MRDS Data:

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: Plume Creek Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 5,400 Feet (1,646 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.3772, -116.21920

Map: View on Google Maps

Satelite View

MRDS mine locations are often very general, and in some cases are incorrect. Some mine remains have been covered or removed by modern industrial activity or by development of things like housing. The satellite view offers a quick glimpse as to whether the MRDS location corresponds to visible mine remains.


Satelite image of the Plume Creek Prospect

Plume Creek Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Plume Creek Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Lead


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Clark Fork District


Land Status

Land ownership: National Forest
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: Kaniksu National Forest


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Owner Name: Dorian Ruen


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Deposit Type: Vein
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Method: Unknown
Years of Production:
Organization:
Significant: N
Deposit Size: S


Physiography

General Physiographic Area: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Cabinet Mountains


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Type: R
Description: Sill In Prichard Formation


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

Name: Gabbro
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Gabbro
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock Unit
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Gabbro
Role: Associated
Age Type: Host Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic

Name: Gabbro
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Neoproterozoic


Analytical Data

Analytical Data: PB207/PB204 = 15.615
Analytical Data: PB208/PB204 = 38.815
Analytical Data: PB ISOTOPES: PB206/PB204 = 18.528


Materials

Ore: Galena


Comments

Not available


References

Reference (Deposit): ZARTMAN, R. E., AND STACEY, J. S., 1971, LEAD ISOTOPES AND MINERALIZATION AGES IN BELT SUPERGROUP ROCKS, NORTHWESTERN MONTANA AND NORTHERN IDAHO: ECON. GEOL., V. 66, NO. 6, P. 849 - 860

Reference (Deposit): USBM, 1975, ACTIVITY OF IDAHO MINING PROPERTIES, 1974, USBM, BOISE, ID., 61 P.

Reference (Deposit): 1975 COMPILE U.S. BUREAU OF MINES, 1974 ACTIVITY LIS


Idaho Gold

Where to Find Gold in Idaho

"Where to Find Gold in Idaho" looks at the density of modern placer mining claims along with historical gold mining locations and mining district descriptions to determine areas of high gold discovery potential in Idaho. Read more at Where to Find Gold in Idaho.