Soldier Creek Prospects

The Soldier Creek Prospects is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 4,701 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: Soldier Creek Prospects  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 4,701 Feet (1,433 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.4958, -116.77390

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Soldier Creek Prospects MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Soldier Creek Prospects
Secondary: Sundance Mtn.


Commodity

Tertiary: Beryllium
Tertiary: Mica


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Unorganized District


Land Status

Land ownership: State
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.


Holdings

Not available


Workings

Not available


Ownership

Not available


Production

Not available


Deposit

Record Type: Site
Operation Category: Occurrence
Operation Type: Unknown
Discovery Year: 1941
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: Selkirk Range


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Form: LENTICULAR


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Not available


Rocks

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

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

Name: Pegmatite
Role: Associated
Age Type: Associated Rock
Age Young: Late Cretaceous


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Ore: Beryl
Gangue: Quartz
Gangue: Feldspar


Comments

Comment (Location): W. SLOPE SUNDANCE MOUNTAIN. S. END OF PRIEST LAKE

Comment (Deposit): SECOND PEGMATE 0.25 MI SE AND SEVERAL HUNDRED FT HIGHER FROM THE FIRST. BERYL NOT SEEN IN EITHER PEGMATITE BY AUTHOR STOLL

Comment (Commodity): MICA BOOKS 2 BY 2 INCHES.


References

Reference (Deposit): STOLL, W. C., 1950, MICA AND BERYL PEGMATITES IN IDAHO AND MONTANA: U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY PROF. PAPER 229, 64 P

Reference (Deposit): 1950 COMPILE STOLL, W. C., PROF. PAPER 22


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