Gem Copper Min. Co. Prospect

The Gem Copper Min. Co. Prospect is a mine located in Bonner county, Idaho at an elevation of 2,999 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: Gem Copper Min. Co. Prospect  

State:  Idaho

County:  Bonner

Elevation: 2,999 Feet (914 Meters)

Primary Mineral:

Lat, Long: 48.77083, -116.90694

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Gem Copper Min. Co. Prospect MRDS details

Site Name

Primary: Gem Copper Min. Co. Prospect


Commodity

Tertiary: Silver
Tertiary: Copper
Tertiary: Gold


Location

State: Idaho
County: Bonner
District: Priest Lake 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

Type: Underground


Ownership

Owner Name: Gem Copper Min. Co.


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: Rocky Mountain System
Physiographic Province: Northern Rocky Mountains
Physiographic Detail: Selkirk Range


Mineral Deposit Model

Not available


Orebody

Not available


Structure

Not available


Alterations

Alteration Type: L
Alteration Text: Fe Gossan


Rocks

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

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

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

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


Analytical Data

Not available


Materials

Not available


Comments

Comment (Location): ABOUT 2 MI ABOVE THE HEAD OF PRIEST LAKE. ON ELOUGHBERG MT. TO WEST SIDE OF LAKE LAT/LONG. ADDED 10/04/91 BY D.F. USING IGS MINES AND PROSPECTS SERIES;SANDPOINT QUAD.


References

Reference (Deposit): BELL, R. N., 1907 , EIGHTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE MINING INDUSTRY OF IDAHO FOR THE YEAR 1906

Reference (Deposit): LANCASTER, J., 1910. PRIEST LAKE DISTRICT, IDAHO; MINING WORLD, V. 32, P. 100.

Reference (Deposit): 1907 COMPILE STATE MINE INSPECTOR'S REPT. FOR 190


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